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commander in chief

noun as in supreme commander

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Philip Breedlove, NATO commander-in-chief, says this represents a shift, "from engagement to preparedness."

I am also aware, however, that the average Supreme Court justice or federal judge serves far longer than the Commander-in-Chief.

Though the commander-in-chief should delegate as much as possible, wartime relationships matter.

For this raid, Mavrokordato anointed him, rather ridiculously, Archistrategos or commander-in-chief of Western Greece.

As he revealed his inner commander-in-chief and mounted a confident run, Hollande was transformed.

The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.

So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.

As commander-in-chief, Bonaparte, for the time being, held the whip hand and could show his dislike by severe reprimands.

Doing so, I received a different sort of salute from that to which a Commander-in-Chief landing on duty is entitled by regulation.

The commander-in-chief overrated the fighting qualities of the Neapolitan troops and thought it prudent to evacuate Rome.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commander in chief, such as: captain general, c in c, generalissimo, president, shogun, and u.s. president.

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