supreme commander

  1. the military officer commanding all allied forces in a theater of war.

Origin of supreme commander

First recorded in 1940–45

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How to use supreme commander in a sentence

  • As a part of this responsibility the assembly appoints and recalls the supreme commander of the armed forces.

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  • The supreme commander of a combined force, or of several armies in the field.

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British Dictionary definitions for supreme commander

supreme commander

  1. the military officer in overall command of all forces in one theatre of operations

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