HyperDic: commander_in_chief

English > 1 sense of the expression commander in chief:
NOUNperson commander in chief, commander-in-chief, generalissimothe officer who holds the supreme command
English > commander in chief: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe officer who holds the supreme command.
Example"in the U.S. the president is the commander in chief"
Synonymscommander-in-chief, generalissimo
Broadercommanding officer, commandant, commanderAn officer in command of a military unit
Spanishcomandante en jefe, Comandante en Jefe, generalísimo, Generalísimo
Catalancomandant en cap, generalísimo, generalíssim

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