commandant

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French commandant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɒməndænt/, /kɒmənˈdænt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒməndɑːnt/, /kɒmənˈdɑːnt/

Noun[edit]

commandant (plural commandants)

  1. A commanding officer, usually of a specific force or division.

Translations[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French commandant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: com‧man‧dant

Noun[edit]

commandant m or f (plural commandanten, diminutive commandantje n)

  1. commander

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of commander.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

commandant m (plural commandants)

  1. commander (function)
  2. major (rank)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

commandant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of commandō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

commandant m (plural commandants, feminine commandante)

  1. (Jersey) commanding officer