What does cadre mean?

Definitions for cadreˈkæd ri, ˈkɑ dreɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cadre.

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


  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

  2. Origin: [F. cadre, It. quadro square, from L. quadrum, fr. quatuor four.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cadre

    kad′r, n. a nucleus, framework, esp. the permanent skeleton of a regiment or corps, the commissioned and non-commissioned officers, &c., around whom the rank and file may be quickly grouped. [Fr.]

Anagrams for cadre »

  1. acred, arced, cared, Cedar, cedar, e-card, ecard, raced


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadre in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Jacob Zuma:

    We are deeply shocked and saddened by this untimely death of an outstanding cadre of our liberation struggle and a competent, accomplished and dependable member of my cabinet.

  2. Margaret Chan:

    We are committed to implementing a single program, with a single line of accountability, a single budget, a single set of business processes, a single cadre of staff and a single set of performance benchmarks.

  3. Joseph Kitamirike:

    The first security we are offering, the lot size is 10,000 shillings, which is like $3, and the minimum amount investable is $3, to bring in a cadre of investors who never imagined they could trade securities.

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