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reserve officer

noun
1.
a noncareer commissioned officer in a military reserve unit who has served on active duty and who may be recalled to active service during an emergency.
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  • A reserve officer of the British Navy has the box in his charge.

    The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
  • She was the widow of a reserve officer who had fallen in Galicia.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner
  • I am a reserve officer in the German army, and I was determined to get back to fight.

    Germany in War Time

    Mary Ethel McAuley
  • This period of service may be extended with the consent of the reserve officer.

    The Plattsburg Manual O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • At the end of the six months he will revert to the status of a reserve officer.

    The Plattsburg Manual O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • Any reserve officer can well afford to specialize in this work.

    The Plattsburg Manual O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • In Society there exists no one but a lieutenant for them, they ignore a civilian, unless he happens to be a reserve officer.

    Life in a German Crack Regiment Wolf Ernst Hugo Emil Baudissin
  • I also saw them on the street as they were being conducted by a French reserve officer and guarded by French reserve troops.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie

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