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American English: /ˌkɑmənˈdɪr/
British English: /ˌkɒmənˈdɪə/

Translation of commandeer in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military)
    reclutar (por la fuerza)
    Example sentences
    • It reopened to the public… after it was commandeered two years ago for a US military base.
    • Chandler and his control team were commandeering juggernauts to block off the dock piers one at a time.
    • These laws already give police sweeping powers to take control of services and commandeer buildings and equipment.
    Example sentences
    • So, after some plotting, the pair commandeer an ice cream truck and hit the road with granny chilling in the freezer.
    • On January 8, 1880, a group of over 150 miners commandeered a train and forced the conductor to take them to Hawks Nest without pay.
    • The second incident occurred on the same day when a vehicle was commandeered by a group of nine refugees who forced their way into the vehicle.
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