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English definition of “commodore”

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.Ranks in the Navy
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