Brigade - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brɪˈɡeɪd|  American pronunciation of the word brigade
Brit.  |brɪˈɡeɪd|  British pronunciation of the word brigade

noun

- army unit smaller than a division

verb

- form or unite into a brigade

Examples

The morality brigade insists that the book be censored.

...a clean-up brigade put the parish hall back in good order...

The rest were organized into three brigades, and sent off in different directions.

My regiment was brigaded with the Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Regiments.

Snowmobile brigades delivered food and medicine.

The fire brigade sprang into action.

Mike was a member of the local volunteer fire brigade.

Some bright spark thought the building was on fire and called the fire brigade.

without more ado Barker borrowed a knife from his brigade Major and honed it on a carborundum stone as coolly as a butcher

Word forms

noun
singular: brigade
plural: brigades
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