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high command

noun
1.
the leadership or highest authority of a military command or other organization.
2.
the highest headquarters of a military force.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • But all these devices were rejected by the high command.
  • Telegenic and successful in business, he is liked by the party's high command.
  • But it is not too much to dream that an enlightened high command might try to put its house in order.
  • To the high command, the new approach was a tactical necessity.
British Dictionary definitions for high command

high command

noun
1.
the commander-in-chief and senior officers of a nation's armed forces
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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