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commodore

noun [C]     /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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