Definition of 'commandant'
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He said it was right to put the former commandant on trial but said he would not be able to watch the proceedings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When prisoners began to die, at first the Japanese commandant attended their burials. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)No answer, he says, was forthcoming from the camp commandant. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As a firing squad drew near, the terrified prisoners heard a telephone ringing in the camp commandant's office. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. commandant is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'commandant'
British English: commandant NOUN
A commandant is an army officer in charge of a particular place or group of people.
Definition of commandant from the Collins English Dictionary
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