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- high commandsN-COUNT-COLL: oft supp NThe high command is the group that consists of the most senior officers in a nation's armed forces.
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high command — high′ command′ n. 1) mil the leadership or highest authority of a military command or other organization 2) mil the highest headquarters of a military force • Etymology: 1915–20 … From formal English to slang
high command — high com mand n [singular] the most important leaders of a country s army, navy etc ▪ the German High Command … Dictionary of contemporary English
high command — ► NOUN ▪ the commander in chief and associated senior staff of an army, navy, or air force … English terms dictionary
high command — noun the highest leaders in an organization (e.g. the commander in chief and senior officers of the military) • Syn: ↑supreme headquarters • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war … Useful english dictionary
High command — The phrase High command may refer to: * Command (military formation) * Chain of command * Commander in Chief * Defence ministerCompare: * Staff (military) * Warlord … Wikipedia
high command — noun (singular) the most important leaders of a country s army, navy etc: the German High Command … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
high command — high com mand noun uncount the group of officers of the highest rank in a country s military … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
high command — 1. the leadership or highest authority of a military command or other organization. 2. the highest headquarters of a military force. [1915 20] * * * … Universalium
high command — noun Date: 1917 1. the supreme headquarters of a military force 2. the highest leaders in an organization … New Collegiate Dictionary
high command — supreme headquarters of a military or other authority … English contemporary dictionary