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second-in-command

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  • n. Somebody ranking next below a commander.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who relieves a commander

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Examples

  • Lee has been described as the second-in-command of the crew.

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  • Though Pastor White is not in attendance, he has sent his second-in-command, Thomas Glammeyer, a slim man with a serious demeanor and a white mustache, who has recently celebrated his fiftieth year as a Lutheran minister.

    American Grace

  • BRIEF SYNOPSIS: As the Order fights to stop Dragos and his second-in-command Wilhelm Roth from taking control of the Breed world, Roth's estranged wife and Breedmate Claire reignites an attraction thought long forgotten with German vampire Andreas Reichen.

    REVIEW: Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian

  • Don Kendall, president of Pepsi, left a message with Deke DeLoach, second-in-command at the FBI, and asked that it be passed on to Watson.

    Burial for a King

  • “My second-in-command is off on a task tonight, so it pleases me to have the newly revealed Domn Lup honor me by sitting at my right.”

    Arcane Circle

  • Those most in danger of quitting are often second-in-command to an egomaniacal frontman

    Riffs: The rock star's guide to quitting the business

  • The U.S. confirmed that a CIA drone strike killed al Qaeda's second-in-command.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • The U.S. military's second-in-command says that may reflect the evolving nature of the terrorist threat in Iraq.

    'Sticky' Bombs, Guns With Silencers Take Toll In Iraq

  • But he reserves his best lines for the others, as when Hawkins, as the gang's dapper leader, is asked by his second-in-command, Nigel Patrick who played Inspector Hazard in "Sapphire", whether his wife, seen in a portrait, is dead.

    Lessons Without Lectures

  • MacKillop and the Josephite sisters reported the abuse to the vicar-general [the bishop's second-in-command] and disciplinary action was taken against Keating, humiliating him and angering a Father Charles Horan, who was close to Bishop Sheil.

    Rev. James Martin, S.J.: Mother Mary MacKillop: The Patron Saint of Abuse Victims

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