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Officier van de Belgische Zeemacht met drie officierskruisen
Officer of the Belgian Navy with three officer's crosses

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch officier (official), from Old French officier, from Latin officiārius.

The sense “overseer” was borrowed from English overseer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔ.fiˈsir/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: of‧fi‧cier

NounEdit

officier m (plural officieren or officiers, diminutive officiertje n)

  1. officer
  2. (Surinam, historical) plantation overseer
  3. (obsolete) official

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin officiare.

VerbEdit

officier

  1. to officiate
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin officiarius.

NounEdit

officier m (plural officiers, feminine officière)

  1. officer
Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

officier

  1. Alternative form of officer

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

officier m (oblique plural officiers, nominative singular officiers, nominative plural officier)

  1. officer

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