Meaning of adjutant general

ad'jutant gen'eral

Pronunciation: [key]
— pl. adjutants general.
    1. the Adjutant General,the chief administrative officer of the Army.
    2. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General's Corps.
  1. a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory.
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