commander-in-chief

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commander-in-chief

[kəˈmɑːndərɪnˈtʃiːf] N (commanders-in-chief (pl)) → jefe/a m/f supremo/a, comandante/a m/f en jefe

command

(kəˈmaːnd) verb
1. to order. I command you to leave the room immediately!
2. to have authority over. He commanded a regiment of soldiers.
3. to have by right. He commands great respect.
noun
1. an order. We obeyed his commands.
2. control. He was in command of the operation.
commandant (komənˈdant) , ((American) ˈkoməndant) noun
an officer who has the command of a place or of a body of troops.
comˈmander noun
1. a person who commands. He was the commander of the expedition.
2. in the British navy, an officer of the rank next below the captain.
comˈmanding adjective
1. impressive. He has a commanding appearance.
2. with a wide view. The house had a commanding position on the hill.
comˈmandment noun
a command given by God, especially one of the ten given to Moses.
comˌmander-in-ˈchief noun
the officer in supreme command of an army, or of the entire forces of the state.
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New Delhi, July 1 ( ANI ): Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command, Air Marshal Arup Raha, took charge as the Vice Chief of Air Staff (VCAS) at the Air Headquarters here on Monday.
New Delhi, July 1 ( ANI ): Air Marshal SS Soman on Monday took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command.
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Before taking over as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air Headquartersn January 1, 2011, he was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, the most vital operational command of the Indian Air Force
Gandhinagar, Oct 1 (ANI): Air Marshal Paramjit Singh Bhangu on Thursday took over as the new Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), South Western Air Command (SWAC), here today.
He was formerly the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of IAF's Western Air Command (WAC) and Eastern Air Command (EAC).