Definition of rear admiral noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


rear admiral

BrE BrE//ˌrɪər ˈædmərəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌrɪr ˈædmərəl//
The navy
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an officer of very high rank in the navy Rear Admiral Baines See related entries: The navy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rear admiral