adjutant general

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noun, plural adjutants general.
  1. U.S. Army.
    1. the Adjutant General,the chief administrative officer of the Army.
    2. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  2. a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory.
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adjutant general

noun plural adjutants general
  1. British army
    1. a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
    2. a general's executive officer
  2. US army the adjutant of a military unit with general staff
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