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The commander-in-chief and associated senior staff of an army, navy, or air force.
- ‘The Army high command promptly forbade any future joint exercises.’
- ‘Thompson also believes that rivalry between the British and American high commands in the Pacific was a factor.’
- ‘His public implication of treason on the part of the Navy and Army high commands led to his court-martial and conviction that fall.’
- ‘The battle was won, but there would be no great credit given to the organizers, to the high command or to the political leadership.’
- ‘The fact that the military high command has issued what amounts to an open challenge to the court is not surprising.’
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