Generalship meaning

jĕn'ər-əl-shĭp'
The rank, office, or tenure of a general.
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Leadership or skill in the conduct of a war.
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Skillful management or leadership.
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Highly skillful leadership.
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The position or office of a general. [from 16th c.]
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The term of office of a military general. [from 17th c.]

George Washington's generalship was marked by both amazing victories and stunning blunders, neither of which would have happened to someone with more formal officer training.

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The skills or performance of a good general; military leadership, strategy. [from 17th c.]
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By extension, leadership, good management. [from 18th c.]

Under my generalship my fine troop of brats picked up every scrap of litter in that lot.

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Origin of generalship

  • From general +‎ -ship.
    From Wiktionary