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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Army
brigadebri‧gade /brɪˈɡeɪd/ noun [countable]  1 PMAa large group of soldiers forming part of an army2 GROUP OF PEOPLEan insulting word for a group of people who have the same beliefs the anti-nuclear brigade3 a group of people who are organized to do something Snowmobile brigades delivered food and medicine. fire brigade
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brigadeThere would be an attack but his brigade did not have to advance.The troops were organized into brigades and divisions.the back-to-nature brigadeIn the Midwest, snowmobile brigades delivered food and medicine.He was 35, married with 2 children and had been in the brigade for 11 years.I bend down and resume sorting and lifting rocks to the other men and women in the brigade.
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