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commanding adj
1 of the highest rank; used of persons; "the commanding officer" [syn: ranking, top-level, top-ranking]
2 used of a height or viewpoint; "a commanding view of the ocean"; "looked up at the castle dominating the countryside"; "the balcony overlooking the ballroom" [syn: dominating, overlooking]

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  1. tending to give commands, authoritarian
  2. impressively dominant
    A commanding structure.



tending to give commands
  • Hebrew: פוקד, שולט
impressively dominant
  • Hebrew: חולשת מרשים

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