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English definition of “commanding”

commanding

adjective     /kəˈmɑːn.dɪŋ/ US  /-ˈmæn-/
a commanding position/view formal a position or view from which a lot of land can be seen: The house occupies a commanding position at the top of the valley.Scenery and views
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