Definition of cadre
2 : a nucleus or core group especially of trained personnel able to assume control and to train others; broadly : a group of people having some unifying relationship a cadre of lawyers a cadre of technicians
3 : a cell of indoctrinated leaders active in promoting the interests of a revolutionary party
4 : a member of a cadre
Examples of cadre in a Sentence
claims that the problem will never be solved within the existing cadre of the state bureaucracy
Recent Examples of cadre from the Web
The defending state champion Oak Park-River Forest softball team has a cadre of star players, from pitcher Chardonnay Harris to infielders Maeve Nelson and Fiona Girardot.
For years after the kidnapping, the small cadre of environmentalists still working in Somalia had assumed that decades’ worth of scientific knowledge compiled by Watson had also been lost.
His minor celebrity status aside, Shwele and the cadre of bulldozer drivers like him are responsible for moving the war forward one block at a time.
Tuesday morning when the people came: a good portion of the sheriff’s department and an equal cadre of nervous CRA officials.
Meanwhile, Swartz's cross-ideological cadres were kicking out the jambs.
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