Brevet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brəˈvet|  American pronunciation of the word brevet
Brit.  |ˈbrɛvɪt|  British pronunciation of the word brevet

noun

- a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)

verb

- promote somebody by brevet, in the military

Examples

He has been breveted a brigadier general.

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