the leadership or highest authority of a military command or other organization.
the highest headquarters of a military force.
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How to use high command in a sentence
In the event, the enemy did plenty—far more than SHAEF, or for that matter the German high command, imagined possible.
But brotherly love among enemy combatants was not something that the high command encouraged.
Official Donetsk Republic business was log-jammed because the high command had only one stamp for documents and identity papers.
The Indian navy was so eager to strike it had to be restrained by the high command.
The Mossad high command must surely be convening emergency meetings in an atmosphere of tension and heightened alertness.Mossad’s Greatest Female Assassin: An Excerpt From ‘Sylvia Rafael’ | Ram Oren, Moti Kfir | September 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As a matter of fact, Parry proved to be unsuited for high command, although it must be admitted that he worked indefatigably.Byron | Richard Edgcumbe
high command in England thought the Germans might have come up with a new weapon as no flak or enemy fighters were seen.The Biography of a Rabbit | Roy Benson
It was solved by the high command putting at our disposal an Army rest-camp on the coast.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front | E. W. Hornung
Yet they exercise this high command without any affectation of austerity.The Unpopular Review Vol. I | Various
He was placed in high command, but again ruined his position with tyrannical and foolish schemes.Curiosities of Christian History | Croake James
British Dictionary definitions for high command
the commander-in-chief and senior officers of a nation's armed forces
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