full admiral

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Noun1.full admiral - the supreme commander of a fleetfull admiral - the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
flag officer - a senior naval officer above the rank of captain
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ANKARA (CyHAN)- Turkish President Abdullah GE-l received Chief of the Army, Full General Hayri Kyvrykoy-lu; Commander of the Naval Forces Full Admiral E.
Of these 20 admirals and two generals are in dedicated naval or marine posts and only two hold the four-star rank of a full admiral.
Actually, Nimitz was promoted to full admiral 10 days after Pearl Harbor when he relieved Admiral Husband Kimmel as Commander in Chief, Pacific (CINCPAC).