Definition of generalship in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjen(ə)rəlˌSHip/


The skill or practice of exercising military command.
Example sentences
  • He has given us a superb study in presidential leadership and military generalship.
  • He is an expert historiographer, making this book an outstanding addition to studies of generalship in the Civil War's final campaigns.
  • He was a great loss to the British army, less for his generalship than for his skill in raising and training light troops.

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Syllabification: gen·er·al·ship

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