Definition of "commissioned officer" [commissioned officer]
An officer who holds a commission and ranks as a second lieutenant or above in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps, or as an ensign or above in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard.(noun)
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Use "commissioned officer" in a sentence
"On Res.rel. to the right of a commissioned officer of the Confed."