brigadier

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brig·a·dier

noun \ˌbri-gə-ˈdir\

: a British army officer who is in charge of a brigade; also : the rank of a brigadier

Full Definition of BRIGADIER

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:  an officer in the British army commanding a brigade and ranking immediately below a major general

Origin of BRIGADIER

French, from brigade
First Known Use: 1678

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