Definition of brigadier general in English:

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brigadier general

noun

A rank of officer in the US army, air force, and marine corps, above colonel and below major general.
Example sentences
  • A wing, normally commanded by a brigadier general, is the Air Force's prime warfighting instrument.
  • He was a brigadier general, and he had been sent by Eighth Army Headquarters.
  • Now a brigadier general, Roosevelt performed with distinction, first in North Africa, then in Sicily.

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