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  • Commander — Com*mand er, n. [Cf. F. commandeur. Cf. {Commodore}, {Commender}.] 1. A chief; one who has supreme authority; a leader; the chief officer of an army, or of any division of it. [1913 Webster] A leader and commander to the people. Is. lv. 4. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commander — For other uses, see Commander (disambiguation). Common anglophone military ranks Navies Armies Air forces Officers Admiral of the fleet Marshal / …   Wikipedia

  • COMMANDER — v. a. Ordonner, enjoindre quelque chose à quelqu un. Il lui a commandé telle chose. C est Dieu qui le commande. Dieu nous commande de l aimer. Commandez qu il s arrête. La loi, l Évangile commande telle chose. On dit, par civilité : N avez vous… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • COMMANDER — v. tr. Ordonner, enjoindre quelque chose à quelqu’un. Dieu nous commande de l’aimer. Commandez qu’il s’arrête. La loi, l’évangile commande telle chose. On dit par civilité N’avez vous rien à me commander pour votre service? Vous n’avez qu’à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • commander — A logical process of reasoning by which a commander considers all the circumstances affecting the military situation and arrives at a decision as to a course of action to be taken in order to accomplish the mission. A commander …   Military dictionary

  • commander — A concise expression of the purpose of the operation and the desired end state that serves as the initial impetus for the planning process. It may also include the commander …   Military dictionary

  • commander — noun Date: 14th century 1. one in an official position of command or control: as a. commanding officer b. the presiding officer of a society or organization 2. a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commander — See concept of operations …   Military dictionary

  • Commander Keen — 5 title screen Developer(s) id Software (DOS) David A. Palmer Productions (GBC …   Wikipedia

  • Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces — or COMUKMARFOR is a senior post in the Royal Navy. The post is the highest sea going command in the Royal Navy and is part of the Fleet Battle Staff based in Portsmouth, part of Commander in Chief Fleet s staff. The commander has the rank of Rear …   Wikipedia

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