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top brass

n
(functioning as plural) informal the most important or high-ranking officials or leaders, as in politics, industry, etc. See also brass5
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Noun1.top brass - the most important persons in a governing bodytop brass - the most important persons in a governing body
governance, governing body, organisation, administration, brass, establishment, organization - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
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The IDF is undergoing a process of value erosion, aaexpressed both in harm to Jewish values, and weakness against the enemy and its cause is the extreme secular culture, whose positions have greatly influenced the IDF top brass.
Turkey's top military council promoted 99 colonels to the rank of general or admiral and put 48 generals into retirement in its annual shake-up, the military said on Friday, although the top brass was little changed after this month's failed coup attempt.
BREXIT-BACKING ex-military top brass warned that the UK will be forced into an EU army, as they told Prime Minister David Cameron to "b*gger off" with his "fear" agenda.
According to sources, there are at least five district Deputy Commissioners of Police ( DCsP) and few young officers who are under the scanner of the top brass.
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The top brass has its own view on what the world sees as the "Kurdish moment," and in general does not seem to analyze the post Sykes-Picot situation clearly and seems -- at least -- closed off to making a rational distinction between a secular Kurdish structure and the brutally fundamentalist ISIL "land-building" along the long Syrian border.