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- (uncountable) Command, is the power to control people or things.
- The information moved from the soldiers up the chain of command right to the president.
- Machine-gun fire swept through the general's command post.
- With their centralized command structure, it's hard to believe that it could be an accidental action.
- We'll look at the problems they face and the military options at their command.
- These women reject the idea that they are under their husband's command.
- We have not leader. Somebody needs to take command and get us moving.
- Saddam Hussein was in command of one of the world's biggest military machines.
- (countable & uncountable) Command is the people or place that orders come from.
- This operation was planned carefully from the central command.
- Reporters recently spoke to leaders at the Army's Strategic Defense Command.
- (countable) A command is a direction for a computer to do something.
- A complicated command like "COPY: *. *B:PRNT1 i" could take some time for the computer to complete.
- (countable) A command is an order that somebody do something or that something happen.
- He gave the command to attack.
- (countable & uncountable) If you have command of something, you understand it well.
- He has an excellent command of both French and Spanish.
- (transitive) If you command someone to do something, you tell them to do it because you have power over them.
- He'd first joined the Army in 1969 and commanded a unit in Vietnam.
- "That's quite enough of that. Stop it right now," commanded his teacher.
- (transitive) If you command attention, respect, etc., you get it because you should get it.
- The amazing power of weather commands respect and fear.
- Her fire-red hair commanded attention.
- The wines from 1989 from that area today command high prices.