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Webster 1828 Edition


Brigadier

BRIGADIE'R

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Noun.
The general officer who commands a brigade, whether of horse or foot, and in rank next below a major-general.

Definition 2022


brigadier

brigadier

English

Noun

brigadier (plural brigadiers)

  1. (military) An army rank; an officer commanding a brigade.
  2. (military, Britain) the highest field officer grade, below general officers, NATO grade O7

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French

Etymology

brigade + -ier.

Noun

brigadier m (plural brigadiers, feminine brigadière)

  1. brigadier (military)

Derived terms

  • bricard
  • brigadier-chef
  • brigadier-général
  • brigadier scolaire
  • sous-brigadier

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French brigadier.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bri.ga.diˈer/

Noun

brigadier m (plural brigadieri, feminine equivalent brigadieră)

  1. brigadier (military)
  2. forester (forestry)
  3. (dated) brigadier general

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Synonyms

  • (forester): brigadier silvic, brigadier forestier
  • (brigadier general): general de brigadă

Related terms

  • brigadă

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