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to have authoritative charge of

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an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant

a policeman in charge of a precinct

an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

the leader of a group of people

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the pilot in charge of an airship

a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers

be the captain of a sports team

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An armed group laid several explosive charges around the house of an Iraqi Army officer, with a captain rank, in Albu-Hawa area in Faulluja city, destroying a large part of the house, along causing damage to a number of its neighboring houses, but causing no human casualties," the police source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Editor's Note: The black beret depicted with captain rank on page 43 of "The Book" should read Air Liaison Officer.
Shane and Karen, from Northampton, could technically find themselves operating the same aircraft but normally two pilots of captain rank do not fly together.
The LAPD also likes to emphasize that dozens of women have attained sergeant and lieutenant status, and three currently hold captain rank.
Srinagar -- In occupied Kashmir, three soldiers, including an officer of Captain rank, were wounded in an attack in Bandipora district this morning, police said.
The source added : " The explosion also caused the injury of a captain rank officer with two soldiers and material damages to a number of army vehicles .
He is accused of fooling her into believing that he had a captain rank and would invest her money in lucrative projects.
ANBAR / Aswat al-Iraq: An officer, with captain rank, has been killed and three policemen injured when trying to dismantle an explosive charge in west Iraq's city of Ramadi, an Anbar police source said on Friday.
Mosul / NINA /--Five gunmen killed and police officer captain rank wounded as well as an army soldier wounded in armed clashes that broke out south and east of Mosul today.