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Question 1 of 7
Also called chief officer.
Words nearby chief mate
Definition for chief-officer (2 of 2)
the officer of a merchant vessel next in command beneath the captain.
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British Dictionary definitions for chief-officer
an officer second in command to the captain of a merchant shipAlso called: first officer
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