air commodore
noun Date: 1919 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a brigadier in the army

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  • Air Commodore — (Air Cdre in the RAF, AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF, A/C in the former RCAF) is a rank in the Royal Air Force. [cite web |url=http://www.raf.mod.uk/structure/commissionedranks.cfm |title=Ranks and Badges of the Royal Air Force |accessdate= 2007… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Air Commodore — Rangschlaufe des Air Commodore Der Air Commodore (Air Cdre) ist ein Dienstgrad in der Royal Air Force. Er kommt auch in den Luftwaffen anderer Staaten vor, die in ihrem Dienstgradsystem durch das britische System beeinflusst wurden. So gibt es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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

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

  • air-commodore — air commˈodore noun A Royal Air Force officer of equivalent rank to a commodore or brigadier • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air commodore — /ˈɛə ˌkɒmədɔ/ (say air .komuhdaw) noun 1. an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force or any of various other air forces, equivalent in rank to a commodore in the navy or brigadier in the army. 2. the rank …   Australian English dictionary

  • Air Commodore — noun The fourth most senior rank active in the Royal Air Force, ranking above Group Captain and immediately below Air Vice Marshal …   Wiktionary

  • air commodore — Brit. an air force officer of a rank comparable to an army brigadier general. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • air commodore — British air force officer …   English contemporary dictionary

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