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commanders in chief

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one in official command especially of a military force or base
  • Everyone stopped talking when the commander in chief walked in.

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“Commanders in chief.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commanders%20in%20chief. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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