Meaning of “commodore” in the English Dictionary

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"commodore" in British English

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commodorenoun [ 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.

(Definition of “commodore” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)