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command
[kəˈmɑːnd]
noun
1. orden (f) (order); comando (m) instrucción (f) (informática)
  • to do something at somebody's command hacer algo por orden de alguien
2. mando (m) (authority, control) (of army, expedition)
  • to be in command (of) estar al mando (de)
  • to be in command of a situation dominar una situación
  • to be at somebody's command estar a las órdenes de alguien
  • he has many resources at his command tiene muchos recursos a su disposición
  • she has a good command of English tiene un buen dominio del inglés
  • command economy economía (f) dirigida
  • command language (informática) lenguaje (m) de comandos or de mando
transitive verb
3. mandar, ordenar (order)
  • to command somebody to do something mandar a alguien que haga algo
4. estar al mando de, mandar (ship, regiment)
5. disponer de (have at one's disposal)
  • with all the skill he could command con toda la habilidad de que disponía
6. infundir, inspirar (inspire) (respect, admiration); obtener (attention)
  • to command a high price alcanzar un precio elevado
command [kəˈmɑːnd]
noun
1 (order) especially (Mil) orden (f); (Comput) orden (f); comando (m)
he gave his command in a loud voice
he gave the command (to attack/retreat) dio la orden (de atacar/retirarse); his commands were obeyed at once sus órdenes se cumplieron de inmediato
at or by the command of sb por orden de algn
by royal command por real orden
2 (control) [of army, ship] mando (m)
to be at sb's command [+resources, money, troops] estar a la disposición de algn; [+men] estar a las órdenes de algn; estar bajo el mando de algn
to have at one's command [+resources, money, troops] disponer de; tener a su disposición; [+men] tener a sus órdenes; estar al mando de
to have command of sth estar al mando de algo
to be in command (of sth) estar al mando (de algo)
who is in command here? ¿quién manda aquí?; to be in command of one's faculties estar en posesión de sus facultades; to be in command of the situation ser dueño de la situación
to take command of sth asumir el mando de algo
under the command of bajo el mando de
3 (mastery) dominio (m)
his command of English su dominio del inglés; to have a good command of English dominar el inglés; command of the seas dominio de los mares
4 (authority) (Mil) (Náut) mando (m); jefatura (f)
second in command segundo (m); (Náut) segundo (m) de a bordo
transitive verb
1 (order)
to command sb to do sth mandar or ordenar a algn que haga algo; to command sth to be done mandar or ordenar que se haga algo
2 (be in control of) [+soldiers, army] mandar; estar al mando de; [+ship] comandar
3 (have at one's disposal) [+resources, money, services] disponer de; contar con
4 (deserve and get) [+attention] ganarse; [+respect] imponer; [+sympathy] merecerse; hacerse acreedor de; [+price] venderse a; venderse por; [+fee] exigir
an actress who can command high fees
5 (overlook) [+area] dominar; [+view] tener; disfrutar de
modifier
command key (n) (Comput) tecla (f) de comando
command language (n) (Comput) lenguaje (m) de comandos
command line (n) (Comput) orden (f); comando (m)
command module (n) (on a space rocket) módulo (m) de mando
command performance (n) gala (f) (a petición) real
command post (n) puesto (m) de mando
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