Definitions

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  • n. The role of a commander.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office of a commander.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of a commander.

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

  • n. the position or office of commander

Etymologies

commander + -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Please assume the supreme commandership, as wished by the people, to lead Kim Il Sung's Korea to eternal victory," the Rodung Shinmun said.

    South Korean Delegation Visits Pyongyang

  • "I remember: Stalin killed most of the Soviet army commandership," he says.

    The Cult

  • "General Secretary Kim Jong Il was presented with a floral basket by Mahmoud Abbas, Chief of the Palestinian National Authority, on the occasions of the 17th anniversary of his assumption of supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army and the 91st birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk and the New Year Juche 98 (2009)." (thanks Olivia)

    Wednesday, December 24, 2008

  • The Prophet also accomplished a heroic job by single-handedly transforming a fledgling Muslim community into an indomitable force, so much so that the Muslims were about the overrun the entire world within a century after the Prophet's death, if not for the Muslims 'defeat at the hands of the Franks under the commandership of Charles Martel in the battle of Tours in central France in 732 CE.

    Why Muslims have more rights in Australia?

  • In the 630s and 40s, the Muslim community under commandership of Allah's apostle, took the onus of restoring the earth to Allah's ways by forcing the non-Muslims to convert to Islam or by exiling or preferably slaughtering the more adamant infidels en masse.

    Why Muslims have more rights in Australia?

  • But one important thing to remember here, Kyra, that no former army dictator president of Pakistan has ever handed off the commandership of the army and been able to stay on as president for very long, because they lose their power base.

    CNN Transcript Aug 30, 2007

  • TALABANI: No, we are ready to send as much as is necessary forces to Baghdad from various parts of Iraq, if the joint commandership of Iraq and United States asks.

    CNN Transcript Sep 24, 2006

  • Admiral Darling was now so busy, and so continually called from home by the duties of his commandership, that he could not fairly be expected to call upon Mr. Caryl Carne.

    Springhaven

  • But this evening, they had thought it needless to remain on guard; and it would have been impossible, because themselves were busy offering high festival to all the valley, in right of their own commandership.

    Lorna Doone

  • The commandership of the new, enlarged division wasn't the one-horse race his superintendent blithely imagined.

    Frost at Christmas

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