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captains

noun , plural of captain

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1 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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2 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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3 the person (as an employer or supervisor) who tells people and especially workers what to do
  • we only do what the captain tells us to, so it's not our fault when things don't work out
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4 a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field
  • a fascinating magazine article profiling the captains of the American auto industry
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