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English definition of “commanding”

commanding

adjective [before noun] (STRONG POSITION)    /kəˈmɑːn.dɪŋ/ US  /-ˈmæn-/
in a very successful position and likely to win or succeed : He has a commanding lead in the championships .PotentialHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of commanding adjective (STRONG POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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