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commandernoun [C]

uk   /kəˈmɑːn.dər/  us   /-ˈmæn.dɚ/
C2 (also Commander) an ​officer who is in ​charge of a ​militaryoperation, or an ​officer of a ​particularrank in many ​countries' ​navalforces: Commander Phillips/James Phillips [as form of address] Yes, Commander.
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commandernoun [C]

 us   /kəˈmæn·dər/
a ​navalofficer of ​middlerank, above lieutenant
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