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commodore (s) (noun), commodores (pl)
1. The chairman of a yacht club: After sailing for years as her favorite hobby and becoming a member of an organization for sailors, Marge was voted in as the commodore, or the leader, of the association.
2. A high-ranking officer of the Coast Guard or U.S. Navy: In his career, starting with being a sailor on a ship, Brian worked his way up to the position of a commodore which is above that of a captain and below a rear admiral.
3. The highest position of a shipping business: At Bremerhaven, after the freighter was loaded with cargo, a number of passengers also got on board, and the commodore, or the senior captain, steered them off to the Atlantic Ocean heading for Toronto, Canada.
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