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commodore

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒm.ə.dɔːr/  us   /ˈkɑː.mə.dɔːr/
(also Commodore) an officer of high rank in the navy, or the person in charge of a sailing organization: Commodore Perry/Matthew Perry [as form of address] Yes, Commodore.
Translations of “commodore”
in Arabic عَميد بَحري…
in Korean 준장…
in Malaysian laksamana pertama…
in French commodore…
in Italian commodoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海軍准將, 船隊隊長…
in Vietnamese đại tá hải quân…
in Spanish comodoro…
in Portuguese comodoro…
in Thai พลเรือจัตวา…
in German der Flottenadmiral…
in Catalan comodor, -a…
in Japanese 海軍准将, 艦隊司令官…
in Indonesian komodor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海军准将, 船队队长…
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