Officer

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An officer is a person who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization.[1] The term derives from Old French oficier "officer, official" (early 14c., Modern French officier), from Medieval Latin officiarius "an officer," from Latin officium "a service, a duty" the late Latin from officiarius, meaning "official."[2]

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  1. ^ Heathfield, Susan (2021-02-19). "What Do Job Titles Signify on the Organization Chart?". The Balance Careers. Retrieved 2021-04-12.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "officer | Origin and meaning of officer by Online Etymology Dictionary". www.etymonline.com. Retrieved 2021-04-12.