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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