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brevet

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noun bre·vet \bri-ˈvet, chiefly British ˈbre-vit\

Definition of brevet

  1. :  a commission giving a military officer higher nominal rank than that for which pay is received




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brevet

verb bre·vet

Definition of brevet

bre·vet·ted or brev·et·edbre·vet·ting or brev·et·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to confer rank upon by brevet



1819

First Known Use of brevet

1819


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