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British English: /kəˈmɑːnd/
American English: /kəˈmænd/

Translation of command in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to order) (stem vowel = u) (Form I)
    to command somebody to do something
    أَمَرَ شَخْصاً أنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً
    the king commanded that he be executed
    أَمَرَ المَلِكُ بِإعْدامِهِ
  • 2
    (to have authority over) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (forces, a regiment)
  • 3
    (to inspire, obtain) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (respect, loyalty)
    she commands respect in the scientific community
    تَحْظى باحْتِرامِ المُجْتَمَعِ العِلْميِّ
  • 4
    [formal] (to possess) (Form I) (stem vowel = u) (a majority, support)
    to command a view of something his work commands outrageous prices
    تُباعُ أَعْمالُهُ بِأَسْعارٍ فاحِشةٍ


  • 1
    to give/obey a command
    أَعْطى \ أَطاعَ أَمْراً
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود
    (military control)
    to be in command
    تَوَلّى القِيادةَ
    he was in command of land forces
    كانَ قائِداً للقوّاتِ البَرّيّةِ
    the troops under his command
    القوّات تحت قِيادَتِهِ
    the enemy has command of the sea/air
    العَدوُّ يُسَيْطِرُ على البَحْرِ \ الجَوِّ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود he was in total command of the situation
    كانَ مُسَيْطِراً على الوَضْعِ بِشَكْلٍ تامٍّ
    a good command of English
    إجادة اللُغةِ الإنْجْليزيّةِ بِشَكْلٍ جَيِّدٍ
    she has an excellent command of Russian
    ‫تُجيدُ اللُغةَ الروسيّةَ بِشَكْلٍ مُمْتازٍ‬
    they drew on every resource at their command
    اسْتَغَلّوا كُلَّ المَصادِرِ تحت سَيْطَرَتِهِمْ

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