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There is still no doubt that the president sits in a commanding position when you look at the electoral map.

Keep in mind that the general is expected to rotate out of this commanding position before the next U.S. presidential election.

A tie would put Uruguay in commanding position to win the group.

It occupies a commanding position on a knoll and is surrounded by a group of fine trees.

It occupies a commanding position on a point of land extending far into the sea and almost surrounded by water at high tide.

Miss Temperley held a commanding position, fortified by ideas and customs centuries old, and supported by allies on every side.

I helped him carry out the telescope, and we placed it in a commanding position.

A portion of Ewell's Corps had passed through the town several days before, and neglected to secure that very commanding position.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to commanding position, such as: complete control, controlling position, enviable position, high perch, high place, and lofty perch.

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