Commissioned-officer meaning

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An officer who holds a commission and ranks as a second lieutenant or above in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps, or as an ensign or above in the US Navy or Coast Guard.
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An officer in the armed forces holding rank by a commission: the lowest rank in the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps is second lieutenant; in the Navy and Coast Guard, ensign.
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(military) An officer who derives authority directly from a sovereign power and, as such, hold a commission charging them with the duties and responsibilities of a specific office or position.
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