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captain in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcaptaincap‧tain1 /ˈkæptɪn/ ●●● W3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TTWTTAthe sailor in charge of a ship, or the pilot in charge of an aircraft 🔊 The captain and crew welcome you aboard.2 PMa military officer with a fairly high rank group captain3 DSsomeone who leads a team or other group of peoplecaptain of 🔊 Julie’s captain of the quiz team. 🔊 The Blackhawks' team captain was the first to score.4 captain of industry
Examples from the Corpus
captainNicholas Helias, administrative captain at police headquarters in Concord.I have considered only those Tests in which both have appeared together, when one has been captain.It took them five overs to score their first run and they were only saved from disaster by captain Allan Lamb.Shelley's the girls' team captain this year.I say, I am the captain on horse back.Eventually the captain turned off the seat belt sign.Shauna's the captain of the volleyball team.Who's the captain of England?We played like a Little League team today, and I was the captain of that team.The captain must have given his team quite a talking-to at half time.team captainA team captain, Gumina had earned a reputation for stiff defense, clutch play.If this also ties, then each team captain selects a representative to fight a deciding bout.Chris Barnes continues as first team captain, with Peter Allatt as vice-captain.The time commitment expected of team captains is six to eight hours spread over eight weeks.Payne, the team captain and a defensive end, earned all-SEC honors and won the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award.The team captains also collect funds raised by the team and distribute the prizes earned by the walkers.If this ties again, then team captains must select another pair of representatives, and so on until the tie is broken.