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commander

noun
     
Related topics: Military, Police
com‧mand‧er [countable]
1PM an 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 commander
2 a high rank in the navy, or someone who holds this rank
3SCP a British police officer of high rank

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