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generalship

[jen-er-uh l-ship] /ˈdʒɛn ər əlˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
skill as commander of a large military force or unit.
2.
the rank or functions of a general.
3.
management or leadership.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; general + -ship
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Examples from the web for generalship
  • The information age implies generalship by the many, the decentralization of authority.
  • Wood won his brigadier-generalship by the capital way in which he handled his brigade in the fight, and in the following siege.
  • Planning a good retreat is always a good measure of generalship.
  • It mutely endured the experiments of poor generalship.
British Dictionary definitions for generalship

generalship

/ˈdʒɛnrəlˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
the art or duties of exercising command of a major military formation or formations
2.
tactical or administrative skill
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