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fleet admiral

noun, U.S. Navy.
the highest ranking naval officer, ranking next above admiral.
Origin of fleet admiral
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There must be something wrong with any fleet admiral who remained in his command after Zaspar Makann came to power.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for fleet admiral

fleet admiral

an officer holding the most senior commissioned rank in the US and certain other navies
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