Definition of 'commander-in-chief'
Translations for 'commander-in-chief'
British English: commander-in-chief NOUN
A commander-in-chief is a senior officer who is in charge of all the forces in a particular area.
He was to be the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
- American English: commander-in-chief
- Brazilian Portuguese: comandante-chefe
- Chinese: 总司令
- European Spanish: comandante en jefe
- French: commandant en chef
- German: Oberbefehlshaber
- Italian: comandante in capo
- Japanese: 最高司令官
- Korean: 총사령관
- European Portuguese: comandante-chefe
- Spanish: comandante en jefe
Definition of commander-in-chief from the Collins English Dictionary
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