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air vice-marshal

[vahys-mahr-shuh l, vahys-]
noun British.
  1. an air force officer of a rank comparable to an army major general.
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Origin of air vice-marshal

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for air vice-marshal

air vice-marshal

  1. a senior Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a rear admiral in the Royal Navy
  2. a Royal Australian Air Force officer of the second highest rank
  3. a Royal New Zealand Air Force officer of the highest rank
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Abbreviation: AVM
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