squadron leader
noun Date: 1919 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a major in the army

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Squadron Leader — is a commissioned 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 12 01 |year=2007 |publisher=Royal Air Force] and the air forces of …   Wikipedia

  • squadron leader — squadron leaders N COUNT; N TITLE A squadron leader is an officer in the British air force who has a rank above that of flight lieutenant …   English dictionary

  • squadron leader — squadron .leader n an officer in the British ↑air force below a ↑wing commander …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squadron leader — squadron ,leader noun count an officer of middle rank in the British air force …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • squadron leader — noun : a military officer (as in the British Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a major in the army * * * squadron leader noun A Royal Air Force officer corresponding in rank to a lieutenant commander or major • • • Main Entry: ↑squadron * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squadron leader — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms squadron leader : singular squadron leader plural squadron leaders an officer of middle rank in the British air force …   English dictionary

  • Squadron Leader — noun A rank in the Royal Air Force and other Commonwealth air forces above Flight Lieutenant and below Wing Commander …   Wiktionary

  • squadron-leader — commander of pilots …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squadron leader — noun a rank of officer in the RAF, above flight lieutenant and below wing commander …   English new terms dictionary

  • squadron leader — noun (C) an officer in the British airforce below a wing commander …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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