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noun British.

an air force commander of a rank comparable to an army general.

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Origin of air chief marshal

First recorded in 1915–20

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air chief marshal

noun

a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to admiral in the Royal NavyAbbreviation: ACM
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