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commander

com·mand·er

commander

 
 
pronunciation:
k maen dr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who leads and controls.
Our coach is the commander of the team.
synonyms:
captain, director, leader, master
similar words:
administrator, boss, executive, manager, operator, supervisor
definition 2: an officer who is the leader of a military unit.
The commander gave the order to march.
similar words:
officer
definition 3: the rank directly below captain in the U.S. Navy.
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