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com·man·dant

 (kŏm′ən-dănt′, -dänt′)
n. Abbr. Comdt.
The commanding officer of a military organization.

[French, from present participle of commander, to command, from Old French comander; see command.]
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commandant

(ˈkɒmənˌdænt; -ˌdɑːnt)
n
an officer commanding a place, group, or establishment
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com•man•dant

(ˌkɒm ənˈdænt, -ˈdɑnt, ˈkɒm ənˌdænt, -ˌdɑnt)

n.
a commanding officer, esp. of a military unit or school.
[1680–90; < French, n. use of present participle of commander to command]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commandant - an officer in command of a military unitcommandant - an officer in command of a military unit
SACLANT, Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic - commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council
SACEUR, Supreme Allied Commander Europe - commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
commander in chief, generalissimo - the officer who holds the supreme command; "in the U.S. the president is the commander in chief"
military officer, officer - any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command; "an officer is responsible for the lives of his men"
wing commander - (RAF rank) one who is next below a group captain
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Translations
قائِد
velící důstojníkvelitel
kommandant
yfirmaîur, liîsforingi

commandant

[ˌkɒmənˈdænt] Ncomandante mf
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commandant

[ˈkɒməndænt] n (MILITARY)commandant mcommand economy néconomie f planifiée
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commandant

n (Mil) → Kommandant(in) m(f)
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commandant

[ˌkɒmənˈdænt] ncomandante m
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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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