• (RP) IPA: /ˈmɑːʃəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmɑɹʃəl/

marshal (plural marshals)

  1. (historical) A high-ranking officer in the household of a medieval prince or lord, who was originally in charge of the cavalry and later the military forces in general.
  2. A military officer of the highest rank in several countries, including France and the former Soviet Union; equivalent to a general of the army in the United States. See also field marshal.
    • Where stands Marshal Chiang Kai-shek in this conflict of opinion concerning the tactics which China should adopt towards the aggressor? Chiang Kai-shek, according to officials who know his mind with whom I have talked, is all for resistance- as soon as he thinks he can win!
  3. A person in charge of the ceremonial arrangement and management of a gathering.
  4. (US) A federal lawman.
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marshal (marshals, present participle marshalling; past and past participle marshalled)

  1. To arrange (troops, etc.) in line for inspection or a parade.
  2. (by extension) To arrange (facts, etc.) in some methodical order.
  3. To ceremoniously guide, conduct or usher.
  4. To gather data for transmission.
  • Portuguese: colocar em formação/forma
  • Russian: выстраивать
  • Spanish: formar
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  • Russian: выстраивать
Proper noun
  1. Surname for someone who was in charge of the horses of a royal household, or an occupational surname for someone who looked after horses, or was responsible for the custody of prisoners.
  2. A male given name.

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