Definition of CINC in US English:



  • Commander in Chief.

    • ‘He was then appointed C-in-C Fifteenth Army Group, which launched the Sicilian campaign in July 1943’
    • ‘Not long after he became CINC, he proposed a ­six-­point strategic program to the President's Secretary of Defense.’
    • ‘I'm sure you realize that being CinC. places tremendous demands on anyone holding that position.’
    • ‘Stalin named himself Supreme C-in-C’
    • ‘On 12 December 1944 he became allied C.-in-C..’
    leader, head, headman, boss, chief, director, manager, overseer, controller, master
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