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noun [countable]     marshal pronunciation in British English
/ˈmɑː(r)ʃ(ə)l/
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pluralmarshals
  1. 2
    someone whose job is to control a public or sports event

    a parade marshal

  2. 3
    American a government officer whose job is to make certain that the laws of a place or orders of a court are obeyed
  3. 4
    a police or fire brigade officer of the highest rank in some parts of the US
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