- (UK) IPA: /ˈɒfɪsə/
- (US) IPA: /ˈɑfəsəɻ/
- Hyphenation: of‧fi‧cer
- An officer is a person in an army who has much authority. A general and a captain are two types of officers.
- A soldier must obey his commanding officer.
- An officer is a policeman, often called a "police officer." (Note, "officer" is often better than "policeman" because the officer could be a woman or a man.)
- Officer, can you help me, I've been robbed.
- The thief was taken to jail by the officers.
- He was arrested for hitting an officer.
- An officer is someone who holds office (meaning, has authority).
- The judge is an important officer of the court.
- She is the chief executive officer, or CEO, for our company.