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captain

  
(   Capt)     
1       n     (Mil)   Hauptmann    m  ,   (Naut, Aviat, Sport)   Kapitän    m        (US, in restaurant)   Oberkellner    m     
yes, captain!      jawohl, Herr Hauptmann/Kapitän!  
captain of industry      Industriekapitän    m     
2       vt     (Sport)   [team]   anführen,   (Naut)   [ship]   befehligen  
he captained the team for years      er war jahrelang Kapitän der Mannschaft  


bell captain         n     (US)   Chef(in)    m(f)   der Hotelpagen  
group captain         n  
  (Aviat)  
Oberst    m     
house captain         n     (Brit, Sch, in boarding school)   Haussprecher(in)    m(f)  , Hausälteste(r)    mf     ,   (in day school)    Gruppensprecher(in)    m(f)  , Gruppenälteste(r)    mf  
team captain         n   Mannschaftskapitän    m  
Translation English - German Collins Dictionary  
yes, captain! exp.
jawohl, Herr Hauptmann/Kapitän!

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Industriekapitän
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der Mannschaftskapitän erhob Einspruch {oder} Beschwerde wegen der Lichtverhältnisse
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zum Hauptmann degradiert
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er stieg zum Präsidenten/Kapitän auf
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'captain' also found in translations in German-English dictionary
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captain
[Mil.]
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to have the rank of captain
im Range eines Hauptmanns stehen
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he is equal in rank to a captain
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"captain": examples and translations in context
All those questions should be directed to captain Matthews. Alle diese Fragen, sollten direkt an Captain Matthews gerichtet werden.
The captain says you're retiring. Der Captain sagte, Sie gehen in Pension.
The Dutchman sails as its captain commands. Die Dutchman segelt, wie es ihr Kapitän befiehlt.
- Descended to land the captain. - Der Kapitän ging dort an Land.
Maybe somebody ought to go tell the captain. Vielleicht sollte jemand losgehen, und das dem Hauptmann sagen.
The major and the captain are hurt. Der Major und Hauptmann sind verwundet.
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