brigade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   us   /brɪˈɡeɪd/
[C] a ​largegroup of ​soldiers in an ​army [C usually singular] informal a ​group of ​people who have something in ​common, ​especially an ​enthusiasm for a ​particularbelief or ​subject: Since she gave up ​smoking she's ​joined the anti-smoking brigade.
(Definition of brigade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brigadenoun [C]

 us   /brɪˈɡeɪd/
one of the ​groups into which an ​army is ​divided, consisting of two or more battalions , or a ​group of ​people who are ​organized to ​perform a ​particularjob: A brigade of ​volunteerscampaigned for his ​election.
(Definition of brigade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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