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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay) v. - Promote somebody by an official document from a government, in the military.

Usage examples (37)
  • She was commissioned as a brevet colonel and received a military burial.
  • In order to advance to lycée or high school, students are required to take a week-long exam called the brevet at the end of Grade 9.
  • He laughed to himself as he mused: "You know, my dear, I had to let 'brevet' and 'fret' and
  • It would suffice for them to nonconfirm the brevet of general. for more
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