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plural of command
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as in proficiencies
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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as in headquarters
the place from which a commander runs operations the general set up his command in the old port city

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as in seats
a place from which authority is exercised central command

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as in views
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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commands

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verb

present tense third-person singular of command
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as in requests
to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority the governor has commanded that all state flags be flown at half-mast

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as in dominates
to look down on for centuries an imposing castle has commanded that stretch of the river

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as in leads
to serve as leader of the head of the agency commands an army of workers trained to respond to the immediate needs of disaster victims

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“Commands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commands. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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