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