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commands

noun , plural of command

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1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • the captain's commands were followed without question
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2 a highly developed skill in or knowledge of something
  • a command of French that is the result of a year spent in France as an exchange student
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3 the place from which a commander runs operations
  • the general set up his command in the old port city
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4 a place from which authority is exercised
  • central command
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5 the right or means to command or control others
  • the army officer in command during the attack
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6 all that can be seen from a certain point
  • from his mountain perch, the scout had a command of the entire valley
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