They portray him as a professional soldier overcome by events and unaware of the crimes his troops were committing.
What does OBE stand for?
OBE stands for Overcome By Events
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 73 other meanings of OBE in our Acronym Attic
- Other Business Enterprise (classification)
- Our Best Effort
- Our Best Estimate
- Out before Easter
- Out of Body Experience
- Out-Board Electronics
- Outboard Booster Engine
- Outcome-Based Education
- Over Bloody Eighty (gifts)
- Overall Boat Effectiveness
- Overtaken By Events
- Overwhelmed by Events
- Object-Based Evolutionary Algorithm
- Office Belge de l'Economie et de l'Agriculture (French)
- Ohio Board of Examiners of Architects
- Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association
- Oklahoma Business Education Association
- Ontario Business Educators' Association
- Office of the Basic Education Commission (Bangkok, Thailand)
- Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar
Samples in periodicals archive:
Well, perhaps Coun Anderson is somewhat overcome by events, but it is only fair to point out that the council's Strategic Director for Adults and Communities, Peter Hay, insisted on several occasions that the voluntary sector would be in a position to step in and that no social care claimant would go "unheeded or unassisted".
Needless to say, these actions are best rehearsed in advance rather than being overcome by events outside of management's control.