Definition Of commandee


a member of a higher class in some orders of knighthood.

He was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honour by his second country in 1896 and a commander of the order in 1933.

a person in authority, especially over a body of troops or a military operation.

the commander of a paratroop regiment

Example Of commandee

  • Admiral Nelson had several qualities that ensured his success as a naval commander .

  • Admiral William Halsey was a senior American naval commander in the Pacific region during World War Two.

  • And by giving the impression that naval commanders were dealing with the problem in a professional way he maintained the dynamism that Russians respect in a leader.

  • Apart from holding several senior staff appointments and commanderships , he was Chief of the Defence Staff and the Principal Military Advisor to two prime ministers and three Secretaries of State for Defence.

  • Britain provided the deputy commander and some naval forces and other countries contributed a few ships.

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