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as in commander
a person in overall command of a ship the captain is responsible for everything that happens to his ship in the course of a voyage

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as in commandant
one in official command especially of a military force or base the captain of the largest army ever marshaled for battle in this country

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“Captain.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/captain. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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