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Definitions for brigadier
ˌbrɪg əˈdɪərbrigadier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brigadier, brigadier generalnoun

    a general officer ranking below a major general


  1. brigadiernoun

    An army rank; an officer commanding a brigade.

  2. brigadiernoun

    the highest field officer grade, below general officers, NATO grade O7


  1. Brigadier

    Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country. In some countries, it is a senior rank above colonel, equivalent to a brigadier general or commodore, typically commanding a brigade of several thousand soldiers. In other countries, it is a non-commissioned rank.


  1. brigadier

    A brigadier is a military officer who holds a rank above colonel and below major general, typically commanding a brigade. The rank can exist either in the army, air force or marines, differing in insignia, hierarchy and authority from country to country.


  1. Brigadier

    Brigadier is a senior military rank generally superior to the rank of colonel, and subordinate to major general. A brigadier typically commands a brigade consisting of three battalions. Many countries use the rank brigadier general rather than brigadier, and prior to the 1920s, so did members of the Commonwealth.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brigadier

    An officer commanding a brigade, and somewhat the same as commodore for a squadron of ships.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Brigadier

    The commanding officer of a brigade.

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  1. airbridge

  2. air bridge

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brigadier in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brigadier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of brigadier in a Sentence

  1. Ali Daboun:

    Four terrorists attacked the entrance to the command headquarters and our soldiers managed to kill them. Regrettably Brigadier Ali Abboud was martyred in the attacks.

  2. Moe Yan Naing:

    I know that Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko instructed Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin to give Wa Lone documents related to our frontline activities in order to have him arrested.

  3. Matt Nelson:

    We have Brigadier Generals in the Afghan National Army. We have female journalists that have been persecuted. We've got several that young Hazara girls who are targeted to be war brides, young war brides, and we've been able to get all of them to safety to this point. And they're getting ready to make that final jump, i've got the family, the mother and father of an active duty U.S. Marine that is part of this group. We've got famous Afghan media personalities.

  4. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko gave the documents to Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin and told him to give them to Wa Lone and said that when Wa Lone comes out of the restaurant, the Htaunt Kyant regional police force has to entrap him and arrest him, police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

  5. Moe Yan Naing:

    Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko told the police members, 'if you don't get Wa Lone, you will go to jail'.

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    A abduct
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