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English definition of “brigade”

brigade

noun [C]     /brɪˈɡeɪd/
SOLDIER a large group of soldiers Parts of armies and groups of servicemen
GROUP UK humorous a group of people with a particular characteristic or interest : the anti-smoking brigade → See also fire brigadeDescribing people with the same qualitiesSimilar and the sameGroups of people
(Definition of brigade noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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