command–in–chief

transitive verb

Definition of command–in–chief

commanded–in–chief

;

commanded–in–chief

;

commanding–in–chief

;

commands–in–chief

  1. :  to serve as commander in chief of he was authorized to command-in-chief all the local militia

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Origin and Etymology of command–in–chief

back-formation from commander in chief


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