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Definition of Officer

Officer

  1. One who holds an office; a person lawfully invested with an office, whether civil, military, or ecclesiastical; as, a church officer; a police officer; a staff officer.
  2. Specifically, a commissioned officer, in distinction from a warrant officer.
  3. To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.
  4. To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.

Officer Quotations

Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer - its guarantor. The people's votes and the people's guns are always inseparable twins.
Robert Mugabe

In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.
Yakov Smirnoff

Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so.
Byron White

It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment.
Martin Van Buren

You can't be afraid to put out a fire if you're a fireman. You can't be afraid to be a police officer and carry a gun if you're afraid to get up and go out there. So you've got to put that fear to the side and go out in faith to overcome that.
Duane Chapman
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Officer Translations

officer in Danish is embedsmand, officer
officer in Dutch is officier
officer in Finnish is virkailija
officer in French is fonctionnaire, officier
officer in German is leitender Angestellter, Offizier, Beamter
officer in Italian is funzionario
officer in Spanish is funcionario
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