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Origin of commander
OTHER WORDS FROM commandercom·mand·er·ship, nounsub·com·mand·er, nounsub·com·mand·er·ship, nounun·der·com·mand·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for commander
Qasem Suleimani was appointed as commander of the force in 1997.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Zaim Ali, a Peshmerga commander, said: “We have established a military plan to clear ISIS from all of areas.”Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is not lost on their commander, Rama (Shani Klein), an aspiring military careerist who looks down on frivolity in wartime.
He was the commander of the ship when it crashed and he admits his decision to take the ship off course.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a conference in London the following week, a senior retired U.S. Air Force commander pooh-poohed counterstealth efforts.How China Will Track—and Kill—America’s Newest Stealth Jets|Bill Sweetman|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The commander does not, as yet, make a selection of one course of action in preference to another.Sound Military Decision|U.s. Naval War College
The order was promptly obeyed, and the commander rode forward with the captain of the second company.In The Saddle|Oliver Optic
Saussaye, the French commander, dashed for hiding in the woods.Canada: the Empire of the North|Agnes C. Laut
"I thank you for the suggestion, Mr. Passford, and I must say that you seem to be entirely fair," said the commander.Stand By The Union|Oliver Optic
I am here by orders of the commander, who wishes to speak to you, said Federovski in a dry tone.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin