Definition of 'commander'
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Orthodox military commanders did not like it.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Military commanders said the efficiency of reservists would drop if they are unable to practice in gun clubs.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He told me he thought all local military commanders deserved to be "sacked "as they simply had no answers to anything.Broken Lives (1993) The Sun (2006)
But set against the risks are tactical gains that the British commanders must consider worth the growing cost.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2009)
British commanders want at least a third more - but they have been told they must wait for at least a year.The Sun (2008)
The average government employee earns 30 a month so dog owners are mainly former military commanders who made their fortunes during years of unrest.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Iraqi commanders now in charge of security in Basra have vowed to deal harshly with any extremists who try to return to the city.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That depends on Egypt's military commanders.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Japan's military commanders varied as widely in character and competence as their Allied counterparts.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2006)
Nato commanders and ANA officers blame a weak vetting programme that fails to conduct detailed background checks on fresh recruits.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
An executive committee, including the commander in charge of covert operations, assesses payments and makes recommendations.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I hope and would encourage him not to get into the military weeds and to give his military commanders the flexibility to meet his political intent.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Expecting to report to a principal medical officer of commander's rank, he was surprised to find the post was his.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Military commanders have insisted until now that they need at least the 5,000 troops they currently have at Basra airport just to defend themselves.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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