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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Braunau was the headquarters of the commander-in-chief, Kutuzov.
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A writer in a Pennsylvania paper, under the signature of TAMONY, has asserted that the king of Great Britain oweshis prerogative as commander-in-chief to an annual mutiny bill.
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The signing ceremony took place during the third edition of the annual awareness training on security for banks, money exchanges and jewellery stores, organised by the Criminal Investigation Department, under the patronage of Major-General Abdulla Khalifa Al Marri, commander-in-chief of the Dubai Police.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - The Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Haidar Al-Abadi accused political blocs, described by the failure, as working to inflame the street by inciting sit-ins.
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