English version

commander in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcommandercom‧mand‧er /kəˈmɑːndə $ kəˈmændər/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PMan officer of any rank who is in charge of a group of soldiers or a particular military activity 🔊 the American Commander, General Otis 🔊 our platoon commander2 a high rank in the navy, or someone who holds this rank3 SCPa British police officer of high rank wing commander
Examples from the Corpus
commanderCommander, here are the reports you asked for.Army commanders in the outer islands proclaimed a state of emergency and replaced civilian governors by military men.He is the first to leap ashore, to the delight and relief of the garrison commander.Once a month his commander, Nam, would visit and update his orders.Submarines have become a favorite of Pentagon commanders who have given the boats new missions.Mission Control told the shuttle commander that his first landing opportunity would be at 1 p.m.