Associations to the word «Brigade»


BRIGADE, noun. A group of people organized for a common purpose.
BRIGADE, noun. (military) Military unit composed of several regiments (or battalions) and including soldiers from different arms of service.
BRIGADE, noun. (derogatory) A group of people who share views or beliefs.
BRIGADE, verb. To form troops into a brigade
BRIGADE MAJOR, noun. (military) An officer who may be attached to a brigade to assist the brigadier.
BRIGADE MAJORS, noun. Plural of brigade major
BRIGADE SYSTEM, noun. The hierarchical organization of the kitchen staff in a restaurant into small teams or individuals, each responsible for a type of food (starters, mains etc) under the overall control of a head chef

Dictionary definition

BRIGADE, noun. Army unit smaller than a division.
BRIGADE, verb. Form or unite into a brigade.

Wise words

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