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brigadier

noun [C]     /ˌbrɪɡ.əˈdɪər/ US  /-ˈdɪr/ (also Brigadier)
an officer in the British army whose rank is above a colonel and below a major general, and who is in charge of a brigade : Brigadier Jones / David Jones [as form of address] Thank you, Brigadier.Ranks in the Army
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