captain

[[t]kæ̱ptɪn[/t]]
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captains, captaining, captained
1) N-TITLE; N-COUNT; N-VOC In the army, navy, and some other armed forces, a captain is an officer of middle rank.

...Captain Mark Phillips.

...a captain in the British army...

Are all your MC-130s in place, Captain?

2) N-COUNT: oft N of n, n N The captain of a sports team is the player in charge of it.

...Mickey Thomas, the captain of Wrexham football club.

...Bob Willis, the former England cricket captain.

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3) N-COUNT: oft N of n The captain of a ship is the sailor in charge of it.

...the captain of an excursion boat.

...a beefy German sea captain.

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4) N-COUNT; N-TITLE The captain of an aeroplane is the pilot in charge of it.
5) N-COUNT; N-TITLE In the United States and some other countries, a captain is a police officer or fireman of fairly senior rank.
6) VERB If you captain a team or a ship, you are the captain of it.

[V n] ...Murdo McLeod, who captained Hibernian's League-Cup-winning team in 1991...

[V n] I did once dream of becoming the first woman to captain an ocean liner.

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