commander ( commanders plural )
1 n-count; n-title; n-voc A commander is an officer in charge of a military operation or organization.
The commander and some of the men had been released., ...Commander Bob Marks.
2 n-count; n-title; n-voc A commander is an officer in the Royal Navy or the U.S. Navy.
commander-in-chief ( commanders-in-chief plural ) A commander-in-chief is an officer in charge of all the forces in a particular area. n-count; n-title
He was to be the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
wing commander ( wing commanders plural ) A wing commander is a senior officer in the British air force. n-count; n-title
...Wing Commander Christopher Moran.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
boss, captain, chief, C in C, C.O., commander-in-chief, commanding officer, director, head, leader, officer, ruler
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