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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

I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, 'What are you?'
Grace Hopper

I don't mind being identified as any character as long as I'm doing a good job as an actor. I have done all kinds of roles - from an editor, judge, police officer, murderer to a corrupt businessman.
Boman Irani

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

When a young non-white male is stopped and searched at the whim of a police officer, his idea of personal space, privacy and self esteem are shattered, to say nothing of his Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment protections. The damage goes deep quickly and stays. Stop & frisk, as well as a tactic, is also an incitement.
Henry Rollins

Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
Antonio Villaraigosa
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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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