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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: Italian quadro, from Latin quadrum 'square'

cadre

noun
     
ca‧dre [countable also + plural verb] British English
a small group of specially trained people in a profession, political party, or military force
cadre of
a cadre of highly trained scientists

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