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Definition of commandeer verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

commandeer

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌkɑmənˈdɪr//
 
commandeer somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they commandeer
 
he / she / it commandeers
 
past simple commandeered
 
-ing form commandeering
 
 
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to take control of a building, a vehicle, etc. for military purposes during a war, or by force for your own use synonym requisition
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