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chairborne

[chair-bawrn, -bohrn] /ˈtʃɛərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn/
adjective
1.
(of military, especially Air Force, personnel) having a desk job rather than a field or combat assignment.
Origin of chairborne
1940-1945
1940-45; blend of chair and airborne
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chairborne

/ˈtʃɛəˌbɔːn/
adjective
1.
(informal) having an administrative or desk job rather than a more active one
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