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noncommissioned

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not having a commission. Abbreviated non-com.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not having a commission.
  • adjective (Mil.) a subordinate officer not appointed by a commission from the chief executive or supreme authority of the State; but by the Secretary of War or by the commanding officer of the regiment.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of non-commissioned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of military officers) appointed from enlisted personnel

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Examples

  • If you will pick out those to whom you intend to give commands, and subcommands; I will choose from the men, after drilling them for a few days, forty of the most intelligent as what we call noncommissioned officers.

    With Clive in India Or, The Beginnings of an Empire

  • The bomber is identified as a noncommissioned officer in the Iraqi army.

    CNN Transcript Mar 29, 2003

  • In case a horse be cast, or in any way entangled, he will relieve him, if possible; if unable to relieve him, he will call the noncommissioned officer.

    Manual of Military Training Second, Revised Edition

  • They were later identified as noncommissioned officers Ali Kaya and Özcan İldeniz.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • They were later identified as noncommissioned officers Ali Kaya and Özcan İldeniz.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • They were later identified as noncommissioned officers Ali Kaya and Özcan İldeniz.

    TODAY'S ZAMAN :: News

  • With an almost physical pain, Jim recalled when the diminutive engineer had visited him while Jim sat in a military stockade for a month, serving time for assaulting a noncommissioned officer.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Spohn is a retired Air Force noncommissioned officer who currently works as a civil servant at Eielson Air

    The Right Stuff

  • His top noncommissioned officer, Command Sergeant Major Michael T. Hall, explained the decision to ban junk food on a coalition blog by writing: This is a war zone—not an amusement park.

    Afghan Forces Eat Up Return of Fast Food

  • He later shows up in the equally devastating closing story, "Gold Star," to be pressed into telling a young widow how exactly her husband - a senior noncommissioned officer - was killed.

    Set on an Army post, Fallon's tales of private pain are first-class

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