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Meaning of BRIGADIER GENERAL

Pronunciation:  `brigu'deer 'jenurul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a general officer ranking below a major general
 
 Synonyms: brigadier
 
 See Also: general officer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brig`a*dier" gen"er*al\ [F. brigadier, fr.
brigade.] (Mil.)
An officer in rank next above a colonel, and below a major
general. He commands a brigade, and is sometimes called, by a
shortening of his title, simple a {brigadier}.

 

 

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