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captainship

[kap-tuh n-ship] /ˈkæp tənˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
2.
the ability or skill of a military captain; leadership or generalship.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English. See captain, -ship
Related forms
subcaptainship, noun
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Examples for captainship
  • Athletic team captainship and a student council offered leadership opportunities.

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