brigadier general


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brigadier general

n.
1. A commissioned rank in the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps that is above colonel and below major general.
2. One who holds this rank.

brigadier general

n, pl brigadier generals
1. (Military) an officer of the US Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who holds a rank junior to a major general but senior to a colonel, usually commanding a brigade
2. (Military) the former name for a brigadier1

brig′adier gen′eral



n., pl. brigadier generals.
an officer in the U.S. Army of the rank between colonel and major general.
[1680–90]
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Noun1.brigadier general - a general officer ranking below a major generalbrigadier general - a general officer ranking below a major general
general officer - officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel
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A brigadier general of the regular army was quoted as lamenting the fact that the troops had not been called out to take the mob by the throat and shake law and order into it.
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In relevant remarks in November, Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined that the country's Armed Forces are fully prepared to defend the country, and said that if enemy dares to attack the Islamic Republic, it will face Tehran's rigid reaction.
Later, brigadier General Abdullah Saleem Ali Abdullah, called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where he held detailed discussion on professional matters with his counterpart.
Bondarev also had a meeting with Iran's air force commander, Brigadier General Hassan Shah-Safi.
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Initially Brigadier General Riemer was magically transformed into an LOR, and then into a request for Letter of Offer and Acceptance Data (LOAD), an LOA (Peace Riemer), and finally a requisition.