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 cadre of Courtney Lee and Ron Baker just won’t cut it, especially with Lee’s $35 million on the books over the next three years.
Despite a statewide condo building boom over the past two decades, the agency has not added to its cadre of investigators, which now totals only 33 professionals for the more than 47,000 community associations in the state.
Now, there was a cadre of like-minded people to learn from his insights.
Stewart and Landrieu clashed in a public spat over the monuments after the mayor identified Stewart as one of a cadre of wealthy New Orleanians fighting against his efforts to remove the monuments.
But there is also evidence of more substantive disagreements between Tillerson and the small cadre of White House officials who have taken a strong interest in setting Middle East policy, starting with Kushner.
Rumors abound that the AKP is arming its own cadres out of fear of another coup attempt like the one thwarted last summer, as Erdogan and his party pulverize his opponents through purges, detentions, and arrests.
Paul Bew, emeritus professor of history at Queens University Belfast, said many senior DUP members and party cadres, including their leader, are Church of Ireland members who once belonged to the Ulster Unionists.
Cadre allows people to pool together money to buy stakes in buildings, but only accredited investors—who have a net worth of $1 million, not including a primary residence, or make $200,000 in yearly income—can participate.
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