generalship generalship  /ˈdʒɛ nə rəl ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the leadership ability of a military general
  2. (n) the office and authority of a general

Usage(s):

  1. To give further assurance that Formosans were no longer to be treated like stepchildren, Nanking abolished the governor-generalship outright.
  2. Their loss underlined an interesting feature of General Sir Archibald Wavell's technique of generalship.
  3. Soon, his almost supernatural generalship would win him fiercely loyal followers, enough to offset a multiplicity of traitors and false friends.

News

  1. Winning a War Without Fighting

    The ultimate proof of generalship, Sun-Tzu observed nearly two millennia ago, is the ability to defeat an opponent without fighting. How did one go about convincing opponents that their cause was hopeless and that they were doomed to defeat, in an era before nuclear weapons?
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Heritage Foundation

  2. CHENG: Winning a war without fighting

    ANALYSIS/OPINION The ultimate proof of generalship, Sun-Tzu observed nearly two millennia ago, is the ability to defeat an opponent without fighting. How did one go about convincing opponents that their cause was hopeless and that they were doomed to defeat, in an era before nuclear weapons? By striking at the ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

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