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n. Abbr. CP
1. The field headquarters used by the commander of a military unit.
2. A headquarters, as for communications, used by a team or organization: a mobile news command post for election night coverage.
(Military) military the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command
1. the headquarters of the commander of a military unit.
2. the headquarters of a civilian group dealing with an emergency or other special situation.
A unit's or subunit's headquarters where the commander and the staff perform their activities. In combat, a unit's or subunit's headquarters is often divided into echelons; the echelon in which the unit or subunit commander is located or from which such commander operates is called a command post. Also called CP.
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HQ, military headquarters, headquarters - the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command; "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents"