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brigadier general

noun

Simple Definition of brigadier general

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brigadier general

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

1690

First Known Use of brigadier general

1690


BRIGADIER GENERAL Defined for Kids

brigadier general

noun brig·a·dier general \ˌbri-gə-ˈdir-\

Definition of brigadier general for Students

  1. :  a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps ranking above a colonel





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