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Definitions for commandant
ˌkɒm ənˈdænt, -ˈdɑnt, ˈkɒm ənˌdænt, -ˌdɑntcom·man·dant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word commandant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. commanding officer, commandant, commandernoun

    an officer in command of a military unit

Wiktionary

  1. commandantnoun

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

    Etymology: From commandant or Italian and Spanish comandante.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commandantnoun

    a commander; the commanding officer of a place, or of a body of men; as, the commandant of a navy-yard

    Etymology: [F., orig. p. pr. of commander.]

Freebase

  1. Commandant

    Commandant is a title often given to the officer in charge of a military training establishment or academy. This usage is common in anglophone nations. In some countries it may be a military or police rank. It is also often used to refer to the commander of a military prison or prison camp.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. commandant

    The officer in command of a squadron, ship, garrison, fort, or regiment.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. commandant

    An officer who has the command of a garrison, fort, castle, regiment, company, etc.; called also commander.

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  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commandant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commandant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of commandant in a Sentence

  1. Ray Mabus:

    Marines look after each other, Marines have each other's back. Look at what the commandant of the Marine Corps said about this, this makes us a less effective fighting force.

  2. Marine Corps:

    The commandant [Gen. David Berger] took adverse administration action against [Castellvi], the commandant personally and formally counseled him for his failure to properly train the Marines and sailors for whom he was entrusted and for the inadequate evaluation of the AAV platoon before it was attached to the 15th MEU.

  3. Michael Bowe:

    We will now proceed to a real court and prove that Commandant [Gen. James F.] Amos and his generals illegally retaliated against Major Brezler because they were more concerned with politics and their careers than the lives of their Marines and the service of a good Marine who did the right thing, i look forward to their cross-examination.

  4. Robert Neller:

    I’m not going to sit here and duck around this thing, i’m not. I’m responsible. I’m the commandant. I own this.

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