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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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"I hope to continue to learn from him as long as he continues to play for Pakistan and I hope and pray that he does indeed continue to remain fit and play for Pakistan for as long as possible and to carry on captaining the team.
The former Fylde Rugby Club player capped a memorable year by captaining the 1980 British Lions tour of South Africa, becoming the first English captain of a Lions side since Doug Prentice in 1930.