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commanding officer

noun
1.
Army. a commander of any rank from second lieutenant to colonel.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • If a commanding officer thinks the software is correct, he'll send a patrol ahead of time to catch the criminal red-handed.
  • After one incident, my commanding officer told me that he was ultimately responsible.
  • Service will not be made within the command without the commanding officer's consent.
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commanding officer

noun
1.
an officer in command of a military unit
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