air chief marshal
noun Date: 1919 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a general in the army

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  • Air chief marshal — Sir Richard Johns in RAF No 1 Dress uniform Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a senior 4 star air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF).[1] The rank is also used by the a …   Wikipedia

  • Air Chief Marshal — (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a senior air officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF). [cite web |url=http://www.raf.mod.uk/structure/commissionedranks.cfm |title=Ranks and Badges of the Royal Air Force… …   Wikipedia

  • Air Chief Marshal — ou Maréchal en Chef de l Air (Air Chf Mshl ou ACM) est un grade d officier général utilisé dans la Royal Air Force. Le grade est aussi utilisé dans les forces aériennes des pays ayant une histoire commune avec le Royaume Uni. Il équivaut au grade …   Wikipédia en Français

  • air chief marshal — n a high rank in the British air force, or someone who has this rank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • air chief marshal — noun : an officer of the British Royal Air Force equivalent in rank to a general in the army * * * Brit. an air force commander of a rank comparable to an army general. [1915 20] * * * air chief marshal UK US noun [countable] [singular air chief… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Air Chief Marshal — Dienstgradabzeichen des britischen Air Marshal Air Marshal (Air Mshl) ist ein Dienstgrad in der britischen Royal Air Force, der Royal Australian Air Force und der ehemaligen Royal Canadian Air Force. Nach dem NATO Rangcode entspricht der Air… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • air chief marshal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms air chief marshal : singular air chief marshal plural air chief marshals an officer of high rank in the British air force …   English dictionary

  • air-chief-marshal — airˈ chief marˈshal noun A Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to an admiral or general (abbrev ACM) • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air chief marshal — noun a high rank of RAF officer, above air marshal and below Marshal of the RAF …   English new terms dictionary

  • air chief marshal — noun 1. an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force or any of various other air forces, equivalent in rank to a general in the army or admiral in the navy. 2. the rank …   Australian English dictionary

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