high command

the leadership or highest authority of a military command or other organization.
the highest headquarters of a military force.


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high command
the commander-in-chief and senior officers of a nation's armed forces

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Example sentences
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.
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