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or C.P.O., c.p.o.

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  1. chief petty officer.
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Examples from the Web for cpo

Historical Examples

  • Space and chairs are reserved for officers and for CPO's, where available, and mess benches are brought up for the men.

    The Armed Forces Officer

    U. S. Department of Defense

British Dictionary definitions for cpo


abbreviation for
  1. Chief Petty Officer
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