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bri·gade

 (brĭ-gād′)
n.
1.
a. A military unit consisting of a variable number of combat battalions or regiments.
b. A US Army administrative and tactical unit composed of a headquarters unit, at least one unit of infantry or armor or both, and designated support units. A brigade can be commanded by a brigadier general or by a colonel.
2. A group of persons organized for a specific purpose: formed a bucket brigade to carry water to the fire.
tr.v. bri·gad·ed, bri·gad·ing, bri·gades
To form into a brigade.

[French, from Old French, company, from Old Italian brigata, from brigare, to fight, from briga, strife, of Celtic origin; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]
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brigade

(brɪˈɡeɪd)
n
1. (Military) a formation of fighting units, together with support arms and services, smaller than a division and usually commanded by a brigadier
2. a group of people organized for a certain task: a rescue brigade.
vb (tr)
3. to organize into a brigade
4. to put or group together
[C17: from Old French, from Old Italian, from brigare to fight, perhaps of Celtic origin; see brigand]
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bri•gade

(brɪˈgeɪd)

n., v. -gad•ed, -gad•ing. n.
1. a military unit consisting of a headquarters and two or more regiments, squadrons, groups, or battalions.
2. a large body of troops.
3. a group of individuals organized for a particular purpose: a rescue brigade.
v.t.
4. to form into a brigade.
[1630–40; < French < Italian brigata company of soldiers]
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brigade

A unit usually smaller than a division to which are attached groups and/or battalions and smaller units tailored to meet anticipated requirements. Also called BDE.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

Brigade

 a company or band of people; a body of troops; any body of persons acting together for a purpose, e.g., fire brigade.
Examples: brigade of firemen; of papists, 1649; of people, 1650; of foot (soldiers) 1642; of sappers, 1806; of trappers, 1837.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

brigade


Past participle: brigaded
Gerund: brigading

Imperative
brigade
brigade
Present
I brigade
you brigade
he/she/it brigades
we brigade
you brigade
they brigade
Preterite
I brigaded
you brigaded
he/she/it brigaded
we brigaded
you brigaded
they brigaded
Present Continuous
I am brigading
you are brigading
he/she/it is brigading
we are brigading
you are brigading
they are brigading
Present Perfect
I have brigaded
you have brigaded
he/she/it has brigaded
we have brigaded
you have brigaded
they have brigaded
Past Continuous
I was brigading
you were brigading
he/she/it was brigading
we were brigading
you were brigading
they were brigading
Past Perfect
I had brigaded
you had brigaded
he/she/it had brigaded
we had brigaded
you had brigaded
they had brigaded
Future
I will brigade
you will brigade
he/she/it will brigade
we will brigade
you will brigade
they will brigade
Future Perfect
I will have brigaded
you will have brigaded
he/she/it will have brigaded
we will have brigaded
you will have brigaded
they will have brigaded
Future Continuous
I will be brigading
you will be brigading
he/she/it will be brigading
we will be brigading
you will be brigading
they will be brigading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brigading
you have been brigading
he/she/it has been brigading
we have been brigading
you have been brigading
they have been brigading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brigading
you will have been brigading
he/she/it will have been brigading
we will have been brigading
you will have been brigading
they will have been brigading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brigading
you had been brigading
he/she/it had been brigading
we had been brigading
you had been brigading
they had been brigading
Conditional
I would brigade
you would brigade
he/she/it would brigade
we would brigade
you would brigade
they would brigade
Past Conditional
I would have brigaded
you would have brigaded
he/she/it would have brigaded
we would have brigaded
you would have brigaded
they would have brigaded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brigade - army unit smaller than a divisionbrigade - army unit smaller than a division  
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
Verb1.brigade - form or unite into a brigade
aggroup, group - form a group or group together
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brigade

noun
1. corps, company, force, unit, division, troop, squad, crew, team, outfit, regiment, contingent, squadron, detachment the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade
2. group, party, body, band, camp, squad, organization, crew, bunch (informal) the healthy-eating brigade
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Translations
فِرْقَةُ إطفائِيَّهلِواء
brigádaoddílsbor
=-korpsbrigade
dandár
sveitsveit, flokkur, liî
brigadabrigados vadaskomanda
brigādefire brigadenodaļaugunsdzēsēju komanda
brigáda
brigadagasilska četa

brigade

[brɪˈgeɪd] N (Mil) → brigada f; (fire etc) → cuerpo m
one of the old brigadeun veterano
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brigade

[brɪˈgeɪd] nbrigade f
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brigade

n (Mil) → Brigade f
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brigade

[brɪˈgeɪd] n (Mil) (also) (hum) → brigata
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brigade

(briˈgeid) noun
1. a body of troops.
2. a uniformed group of people organized for a particular purpose. Call the fire brigade!
brigadier (brigəˈdiə) noun
in the army, the commander of a brigade.
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