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commanding

[kuh-man-ding, -mahn-] /kəˈmæn dɪŋ, -ˈmɑn-/
adjective
1.
being in command:
a commanding officer.
2.
appreciably superior or imposing; winning; sizable:
a commanding position; a commanding lead in the final period.
3.
having the air, tone, etc., of command; imposing; authoritative:
a man of commanding appearance; a commanding voice.
4.
dominating by position, usually elevation; overlooking:
a commanding bluff at the mouth of the river.
5.
(of a view, or prospect) provided by a commanding location and so permitting dominance:
a commanding view of the mouth of the river.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; command + -ing2
Related forms
commandingly, adverb
commandingness, noun
quasi-commanding, adjective
quasi-commandingly, adverb
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commanding

/kəˈmɑːndɪŋ/
adjective (usually prenominal)
1.
being in command
2.
having the air of authority a commanding voice
3.
(of a position, situation, etc) exerting control
4.
(of a height, viewpoint, etc) overlooking; advantageous
Derived Forms
commandingly, adverb
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