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Definition of captain general noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

captain general

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkæptɪn ˈdʒenrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkæptɪn ˈdʒenrəl//
 
(pl. captains general) The army
 
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a very high rank in the British army, held by an important person who is not a soldier See related entries: The army