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English definition of “brigadier general”

brigadier general

noun [C] uk ( also Brigadier General)   us  
an officer in the US Army, Air Force, or Marines whose rank is above a colonel and below a major general: Brigadier General Michel/John Michel [as form of address] Thank you, Brigadier General.
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