high command

noun
|Updated on: 28 Apr 2018

Definition of high command

1 : the supreme headquarters of a military force
2 : the highest leaders in an organization

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First Known Use of high command

1917

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : the most powerful and important leaders of an organization or military force


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