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Part of speech: Noun

The whole; the commander of an army division or brigade.

Part of speech: Adjective

Relating to a whole genus, kind, class, order, or race; not special or particular; pertaining to the majority; usual; ordinary; extensive but not universal; indefinite; senior or highest; as, Postmaster- General.

Part of speech: Adverb


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