generalship

[ jen-er-uhl-ship ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ər əlˌʃɪp /

noun

skill as commander of a large military force or unit.
the rank or functions of a general.
management or leadership.

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Origin of generalship

First recorded in 1585–95; general + -ship
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British Dictionary definitions for generalship

generalship
/ (ˈdʒɛnrəlˌʃɪp) /

noun

the art or duties of exercising command of a major military formation or formations
tactical or administrative skill
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