Definition of high command in English:

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high command

Pronunciation: /hī kəˈmand/


The commander in chief and associated senior staff of an army, navy, or air force.
Example sentences
  • His public implication of treason on the part of the Navy and Army high commands led to his court-martial and conviction that fall.
  • The battle was won, but there would be no great credit given to the organizers, to the high command or to the political leadership.
  • The Army high command promptly forbade any future joint exercises.

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Syllabification: high com·mand

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