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English definition of “captain”

captain

verb [T]     /ˈkæp.tɪn/ US  /-tən/
to lead and be the captain of a team, military group, ship, or aircraft: He captained the England cricket team for five years.Controlling and being in charge captaincy     /-si/ noun [C or U] Controlling and being in charge
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