lieutenant commander


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lieutenant commander

n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above lieutenant and below commander.
2. One who holds this rank.

lieutenant commander

n
(Nautical Terms) an officer holding commissioned rank in certain navies, immediately junior to a commander

lieuten′ant comman′der


n.
a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard ranking above a lieutenant.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.lieutenant commander - a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commanderlieutenant commander - a commissioned officer in the Navy ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander
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"
commissioned naval officer - a commissioned officer in the navy
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In recognition of acts of gallantry and valour during the crisis, Captain Syed Ailya Hassan and Lieutenant Commander Humair Iftikhar were conferred with Sitara-i-Basalat, and Lieutenant Commander Khurram Daud was awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat.
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