lieutenant commander

lieutenant commander
noun Date: 1839 a commissioned officer in the navy or coast guard ranking above a lieutenant and below a commander

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  • lieutenant commander — noun A naval officer whose rank is higher than a lieutenant and below that of a commander …   Wiktionary

  • lieutenant commander — noun a rank of officer in the navy, above lieutenant and below commander …   English new terms dictionary

  • lieutenant commander — /lətɛnənt kəˈmændə/ (say luhtenuhnt kuh manduh) noun 1. a naval officer ranking below a commander and above a lieutenant. 2. the rank itself …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lieutenant commander — An officer of the United States Navy, in rank immediately below commander and immediately above lieutenant …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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