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brigade

noun [C]
 
 
/brɪˈɡeɪd/
SOLDIER a large group of soldiersParts 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 brigade Describing people with the same qualitiesSimilar and the sameGroups of people
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