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noun
(in the U.S. Armed Forces) an officer of one of four grades ranking above enlisted personnel and below commissioned officers.
a similar officer in other countries.
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Origin of warrant officer

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for warrant officer

warrant officer

noun
an officer in certain armed services who holds a rank between those of commissioned and noncommissioned officers. In the British army, the rank has two classesSee regimental sergeant major, company sergeant major
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