Definition of "command"
  1. The lawful authority a military leader exerts over their subordinates, separate from rank or position, allowing for the enforcement of nonjudicial punishment
How to use "command" in a sentence
  1. After his promotion, John held the command, giving him the authority to discipline his subordinates.
  2. Sergeant Smith used his command authority to ensure discipline within the barracks.
  3. Even though Captain Davis was not the highest in rank, his command allowed him to enforce penalties.

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