Command

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Definition

a command: an order, an instruction
noun
You have full command of this regiment. The control is all yours.
Your wish is my command. Just tell me what you want and I will do it.

to command: to order, to demand, to instruct
verb
"Don't move!", he commanded. The order not to move was clear.

to have (good) command of a language: to speak a language well
idiom
Bruno has excellent command of the French language. He speaks French fluently.

Examples

  • "Security guard : Central command, we have an intruder alert."
  • "Bruno : I think that Horatio has a very interesting command of the English language."
  • "This job required basic command of the English language."

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