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executive officer

noun
1.
the officer second in command of a military or naval organization.
2.
an officer charged with executive duties, as in a corporation.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for executive-officer

executive officer

noun
1.
the second-in-command of any of certain military units (US) XO
2.
a specialist seaman officer, responsible under the captain for the routine efficient running of the ship in the US, British (formerly), and certain other navies
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