Definitions for cadreˈkæd ri, ˈkɑ dreɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•dreˈkæd ri, ˈkɑ dreɪ(n.)

  1. the key group of officers and enlisted personnel necessary to establish and train a new military unit.

    Category: Military

  2. any core group qualified to form, train, and lead an expanded organization or work force.

    Category: Government

  3. a member of a cadre.

    Category: Government

  4. a framework.

Origin of cadre:

1905–10; < F: frame bounds. < It quadro < L quadrum square

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cell, cadre(noun)

    a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

  2. cadre(noun)

    a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion

Wiktionary

  1. cadre(Noun)

    A frame or framework.

  2. cadre(Noun)

    The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.

  3. cadre(Noun)

    The core of a managing group, or a member of such a group.

  4. Origin: From cadre, from quadro, from quadrum, from quatuor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadre(noun)

    the framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

setting(noun)

a background

This castle is the perfect setting for a murder.

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