noun, Military.
a group of officers who are without command and whose duty is to assist high commanders in planning and carrying out orders in peace and war.
officers assigned to advise commanders in the planning and execution of military operations


Read Also:

  • General stimulant

    general stimulant n. A stimulant that affects the entire body.

  • General-store

    noun 1. a store, usually in a rural area, that sells a wide variety of merchandise, as clothing, food, or hardware, but is not divided into departments.

  • General-strike

    noun 1. a mass strike in all or many trades and industries in a section or in all parts of a country. noun 1. a strike by all or most of the workers of a country, province, city, etc, esp (caps.) such a strike that took place in Britain in 1926 A strike of all […]

  • General synod

    noun 1. the governing body, under Parliament, of the Church of England, made up of the bishops and elected clerical and lay representatives

Disclaimer: General-staff definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.