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adjutant general

noun, plural adjutants general.
1.
U.S. Army.
  1. the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army.
  2. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
2.
a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory.
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British Dictionary definitions for the adjutant general

adjutant general

noun (pl) adjutants general
1.
(Brit, army)
  1. a member of the Army Board responsible for personnel and administrative functions
  2. a general's executive officer
2.
(US, army) the adjutant of a military unit with general staff
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