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noun [countable] officer pronunciation in American English /ˈɔfɪsər/ officer pronunciation in American English /ˈɑfɪsər/ 
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    a police officer

    Two uniformed officers arrived on the scene quickly.

    1. a.
      spoken used for talking politely to a police officer, or as part of their title

      Excuse me, Officer, but could you give me some information?

      Officer Jones.


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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