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commander in chief (often caps.) the person in charge of all the armed forces of a nation. [2 definitions]
commanding having a domineering or authoritative air; imposing. [3 definitions]
commanding officer a military officer in charge of a unit or installation.
commandment an order or directive. [2 definitions]
commando a small, specially trained military unit used for surprise assaults on enemy-held territory. [2 definitions]
command performance a performance of a play, opera, concert, or the like that is given in response to a royal request or command.
command post the headquarters from which a commander directs a military unit.
commedia dell'arte a type of Italian comedy developed in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries in which masked players depicted stereotyped characters in stock situations.
comme il faut (French) according to convention; as it should be; properly.
commemorate to serve as a reminder of or memorial to. [2 definitions]
commemoration the act of commemorating. [2 definitions]
commemorative serving to honor or act as a memento of someone or something. [2 definitions]
commence to begin or have a beginning; start.
commencement in schools or colleges, the graduation ceremony or day. [2 definitions]
commend to cite with praise, as for some act or service. [3 definitions]
commendable worthy of notice and praise.
commendation the act of commending. [2 definitions]
commendatory commending or praising.
commensal eating a meal together. [4 definitions]
commensurable measurable by the same standard.
commensurate of equal measure, as extent or duration. [3 definitions]