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captain

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkæptɪn/
SHIP B2 the person in control of a ship or aircraftOccupations and tradesPeople who work on boats and shipsWorkers on/with aircraft and spacecraft
ARMY an officer of middle rank in the army, navy, or air forceOccupations and tradesRanks in the ArmyRanks in the NavyRanks in the Air Force
SPORT B1 the leader of a teamCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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