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Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for C.B.E.
The CBE, that was much more moving, because my mother was still alive.
British Dictionary definitions for C.B.E.
Commander of the (Order of the) British Empire
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