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commodore
American English: /ˈkɑməˌdɔr/
British English: /ˈkɒmədɔː/

Translation of commodore in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (navy rank) (in UK)
    Example sentences
    • The highest-ranking female officer in the Royal Navy is a commodore.
    • Among those attending were several former commodores and captains of the ship.
    • In her time she was under the command of nine admirals and finally one commodore, and during royal tours was manned by 220 Yachtsmen, 21 officers, three season officers and a Royal Marines Band of 26.
    1.2 (of shipping line)
    (oficial al mando de una flota mercante)
    Example sentences
    • At Tilbury she picked up 53 first-class passengers before Captain Richard Griffith, a 46-year-old commodore of the Atlantic Line, headed her down the Channel at a steady 13 knots.
    • With the full consent of the Board he continued to sail as Commodore until the end of the summer season of 1900.
    • I am honoured by this appointment to Commodore of the fleet of the most famous shipping company in the world.
    1.3 (of yacht club)
    presidente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He was the commodore of the yacht club - everyone called him The Commodore - but all the kids were scared to sail with him.
    • Born and raised on a farm in Minnesota, she became an avid sailor on the state's many lakes, racing sailboats and eventually winding up as the first female commodore of her yacht club.
    • ‘I know sailors all over the country and I believe they can be mobilized as a constituency for change in ocean policy,’ says Rockefeller, himself a former yacht club commodore.

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