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brigadier general

noun

: an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who is ranked above a colonel; also : the rank of a brigadier general

Full Definition of BRIGADIER GENERAL

:  a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who ranks above a colonel and whose insignia is one star

First Known Use of BRIGADIER GENERAL

1690

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