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Definitions of noncommissioned

  1. of military officers; appointed from enlisted personnel Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Not having a commission, as a military or naval officer of lower rank. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for noncommissioned

  1. Shortly before it was ready to march it was arrested by the provision of the act passed by Congress on the last day of the last session, which directed that all the noncommissioned officers, musicians, and privates of that regiment who had been in service in Mexico should, upon their application, be entitled to be discharged. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. A servant brought word to his master that a noncommissioned officer, belonging to the detachment which had passed through Wilicza on the previous day, was below and urgent in his entreaty to be allowed to see Herr Nordeck at once. – Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
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