commander noun definition in The navy topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: The navy topic
1 a person who is in charge of something, especially an officer in charge of a particular group of soldiers or a military operation military/allied/field/flight commanders the commander of the expedition General Eisenhower was Supreme Allied Commander in Western Europe. the commander of US forces in Iraq2 (abbreviation Cdr) an officer of fairly high rank in the British or American navy

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