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An authoritative order
“I obeyed her command without questioning, since she was responsible for the most fun I'd had in my life up to that point.”
Authority, especially over armed forces
“The struggle for command of the air.”
The ability to use or control something
“This, we would not be able to do unless we have a sound and effective command over English.”
The place from which a commander runs operations
“… the general set up his command in the old port city.”
A place from which authority is exercised
“… central command.”
All that can be seen from a certain point
“… from his mountain perch, the scout had a command of the entire valley.”
Give an authoritative or peremptory order
“He commanded his men to retreat.”
To exercise authority or power over
“But it afforded him the only position where he could command a view of the entire area from a post that was nearly hidden.”
Be in a strong enough position to have or secure
“They may both be remakes of better films, but there is no denying that the American versions of these Japanese classics now command a very strong position in the marketplace.”
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