Definición de brevet en inglés:


Silabificación: bre·vet
Pronunciación: /brəˈvet, ˈbrevit


[often as modifier]
  • A former type of military commission conferred especially for outstanding service by which an officer was promoted to a higher rank without the corresponding pay: a brevet lieutenant
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Promoted to the brevet rank of brigadier general, his division was prominent in the last stages of the war.
    • There is no record that he received a brevet of any grade.
    • Receipt of ‘wings’ or the pilot's brevet, is a significant event in a pilot's career.

verbo (brevets, breveting or brevetting, breveted or brevetted)

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  • Confer a brevet rank on.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He was often breveted for gallantry, and became quartermaster general of the U.S. Army.
    • It was rumored that she was brevetted a colonel, but there is no evidence of this.
    • He had been promoted to captain, and later he was brevetted major for ‘gallant and meritorious service’.


late Middle English (denoting an official letter, especially a papal indulgence): from Old French brievet 'little letter', diminutive of bref.

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