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Meaning of "four-star general" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOUR-STAR GENERAL

four-star general  [ˈfɔːˌstɑː ˈdʒenərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOUR-STAR GENERAL

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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Four-Star general is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOUR-STAR GENERAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

four-star general

Four-star rank

A four-star rank is the rank of any four-star officer described by the NATO OF-9 code. Four-star officers are often the most senior commanders in the armed services, having ranks such as admiral, general, or air chief marshal. This designation is also used by some armed forces that are not North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members.

Definition of four-star general in the English dictionary

The definition of four-star general in the dictionary is a high-ranking general in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOUR-STAR GENERAL


admiral
ˈædmərəl
agricultural
ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl
architectural
ˌɑːkɪˈtektʃərəl
cultural
ˈkʌltʃərəl
electoral
ɪˈlɛktərəl
farmers-general
ˌfɑːməzˈdʒenərəl
federal
ˈfɛdərəl
funeral
ˈfjuːnərəl
general
ˈdʒɛnərəl
Governor-General
ˌɡʌvənəˈdʒenərəl
lateral
ˈlætərəl
liberal
ˈlɪbərəl
mineral
ˈmɪnərəl
minerals
ˈmɪnərəl
mural
ˈmjʊərəl
outgeneral
ˌaʊtˈdʒɛnərəl
rural
ˈrʊərəl
spiral
ˈspaɪərəl
structural
ˈstrʌktʃərəl
temporal
ˈtɛmpərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOUR-STAR GENERAL

four-handed
four-in-hand
four-leaf clover
four-leaved clover
four-legged
four-legged friend
four-letter word
four-minute mile
four-o´clock
four-part
four-part harmony
four-poster
four-poster bed
four-seater
four-star
four-star petrol
four-stroke
four-way
four-way stop
four-wheel drive

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOUR-STAR GENERAL

agent-general
attorney general
Auditor General
brigadier general
clay mineral
consul general
consulate general
director general
director-general
governor general
in general
inspector general
judge advocate general
lieutenant general
major general
neral
secretary-general
several
Solicitor General
surgeon general
vicar general

Synonyms and antonyms of four-star general in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «four-star general» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOUR-STAR GENERAL

Find out the translation of four-star general to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of four-star general from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «four-star general» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

四星上将
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

general de cuatro estrellas
570 millions of speakers

English

four-star general
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चार सितारा जनरल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جنرال بأربع نجوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

генерал-полковник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

general de quatro estrelas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চার তারকা সাধারণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

général quatre étoiles
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jeneral empat bintang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vier- Sterne-General
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四つ星将軍
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

4 성급 일반
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jenderal papat bintang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tướng bốn sao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான்கு நட்சத்திர பொது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार स्टार जनरल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dört yıldızlı genel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

generale a quattro stelle
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czterogwiazdkowy ogólne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

генерал - полковник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

general cu patru stele
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γενικά τεσσάρων αστέρων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vierster-generaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyrstjärnig general
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fire- stjerners general
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of four-star general

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-STAR GENERAL»

The term «four-star general» is very widely used and occupies the 22.558 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-STAR GENERAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about four-star general

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QUOTES WITH «FOUR-STAR GENERAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word four-star general.
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Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page. Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOUR-STAR GENERAL»

Discover the use of four-star general in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to four-star general and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Daniel "Chappie" James: The First African American Four Star ...
From his childhood through his role and service in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, the book traces his personal and career development, his influences, and his climb through the military ranks.
Earnest N. Bracey, 2003
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The Four-star Diet: Based Upon the Wisdom of General Colin ...
It won't tell the reader what to eat or recommend the best diet for her; rather, this book recognizes, salutes, and supports the reader's experience and attempts at dieting in the past while placing and keeping her in the best frame of mind ...
Laura J. Wellington, 2012
3
Courtney Hicks Hodges: From Private to Four-Star General in ...
This work follows Hodges from his formative years in Perry, Georgia, through his extraordinary military career, which included service in the Philippines, Mexico, Europe and Japan.
Stephan T. Wishnevsky, 2006
4
Chappie: America's First Black Four-star General : the Life ...
Traces Daniel James's military career from Tuskegee Airman to his present status as an upper echelon military leader
J. Alfred Phelps, 1992
5
Great Black War Fighters: Profiles in Service
... sciences from Army Command and General Staff College, 33 female general in the Air Force, 142 to fly Army Air Corps aircraft solo, 135 four-star admiral in the Navy, 109 four-star general in the Air Force, xi, 152 four-star general in the Army,  ...
Ben L. Walton, 2012
6
The Legend of Humanity
enough to avoid capture. They say he's a very smart young man: son of a psychologist.” “It doesn't matter,” said the Four-Star General. “No one is that good in this day and age. With the surveillance technology the Vazonian Empire has, no one ...
Alexander Rebelle, 2012
7
Bringing the Military Back in Political Transition: ...
There are four levels of army units according to commander's ranks (from one- star general to four-star general). Among the 13 counter-coup units, six paratroops are headed by one-star generals, and four counter-coup divisions are  ...
Insoo Kim, 2008
8
Colin Powell Promoted to Four-star General
Former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger (r) and President Reagan announced Powell's appointment as national security adviser earlier this year. He was recently promoted to the rank of four-star general.
9
Gen. William E. Ward Becomes Army's Fifth Black Four-Star ...
William E. Ward recently became the fifth Black in U.S. Army history to be promoted to the rank of four-star general, following a ceremony at a Washington- area military base. Ward, 56, was appointed in May as deputy commander of all U.S. ...
10
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Harry ...
Wyoming? THE PRESIDENT. Wyoming. That's right. Q. What are these grades— Leahy, King, and Nimitz? THE PRESIDENT. Fleet Admirals. All four of them are Fleet Admirals. General Vandegrift is a four-star General. Q. Waesche, what's he?
Truman, Harry S., 1962

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOUR-STAR GENERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term four-star general is used in the context of the following news items.
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Military support, dedicated volunteers behind Pikes Peak or Bust …
We had a four-star general directing (military) volunteers because they see the benefit this rodeo has for the community and the military. «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Joint Chiefs Nominee: Russia Biggest Threat to US Security
The four-star general said there are other threats to the nation, which must be addressed in concert. He pointed to China with its expanding ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Future of Army focus of post visit
Shoemaker, a retired four-star general, also spoke at the meeting, and said the choices the commission must make may come down to deciding ... «Temple Daily Telegram, Jul 15»
4
Battle for Senate spills into House panel
The controversy roiled the Obama administration and forced VA chief Eric Shinseki, a retired four-star general, to resign. If he does run for the ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
5
Brig. Gen. Farmen assumes Arsenal Joint Munitions Command
The four-star general commended Brig. Gen. French for her 29 years of service to the Army. A retirement ceremony followed Thursday. Gen. «Quad-Cities Online, Jul 15»
6
AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EDT
The four-star general said there are other threats to the nation, which must be addressed in concert. He pointed to China with its expanding ... «New Jersey Herald, Jul 15»
7
Fault Lines - On the Front Lines with the Taliban - Full Episode
Fault Lines interviews retired U.S. Four-Star General Jack Keane and Kurt Volker, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2008 to 2009), to get their ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
8
AP News in Brief at 7:58 pm EDT
The four-star general said there are other threats to the nation, which must be addressed in concert. He pointed to China with its expanding ... «Quincy Herald Whig, Jul 15»
9
Four-star's impact topic at AF forum
Getting a four-star general at Barksdale Air Force Base to lead Air Force Global Strike Command will have greater impact than just beefing up ... «Shreveport Times, Jul 15»
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Plan unveiled to protect N.J. military bases from cuts
"My perfect ombudsman would be a [retired] four-star general," she said. "I would want to get the highest-ranking military person we can find.". «Philly.com, Jul 15»

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