a performance of a play, opera, ballet, or the like, given at the request of a sovereign or head of state.
a performance of a play, opera, etc, at the request of a ruler or of royalty
a social occasion one is required to attend
An occasion that one is obliged to attend, as in My boss’s invitations to dinner are always a command performance. This term originally (late 1800s) denoted a theatrical or musical performance presented at the behest of a sovereign or head of state. By the 1930s it was also used figuratively for any more or less obligatory occasion or performance.
noun 1. Army. the headquarters of the commander of a military unit. 2. a headquarters of a civilian group or organization dealing with an emergency situation, special event, or the like. noun 1. (military) the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command
noun, Skiing. 1. (def 3). [ang-gyuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌæŋ gyəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an angular part, position, or formation. 2. the exact measurement of angles. 3. Also called comma position. Skiing. a position for traversing a slope in which the skis are edged into the hill by bending the knees toward the hill and leaning the […]
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[dey-tuh-beys] /ˈdeɪ təˌbeɪs/ noun 1. a comprehensive collection of related organized for convenient access, generally in a computer. 2. . /ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs/ noun 1. a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose 2. (informal) any large store of information: a database of knowledge database […]
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