air vice-marshal

[ vahys-mahr-shuh l, vahys- ]
/ ˌvaɪsˈmɑr ʃəl, ˈvaɪs- /

noun British.

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

noun

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

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