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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Brevet(0.01137 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Brevet.
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n : a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher
rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
v : promote somebody by brevet, in the military
[also: brevetting, brevetted]
English → English (gcide)
Brevet \Bre*vet"\ (br[-e]*v[e^]t"; 277), n. [F. brevet, LL.
brevetum, fr. L. brevis short. See Brief.]
1. A warrant from the government, granting a privilege,
title, or dignity. [French usage].
2. (Mil.) A commission giving an officer higher rank than
that for which he receives pay; an honorary promotion of
Note: In the United States army, rank by brevet is conferred,
by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for
“gallant actions or meritorious services.” A brevet
rank gives no right of command in the particular corps
to which the officer brevetted belongs, and can be
exercised only by special assignment of the President,
or on court martial, and detachments composed of
different corps, with pay of the brevet rank when on
Brevet \Bre*vet"\ (br[-e]*v[e^]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Brevetted; p. pr. & vb. n. Brevetting.] (Mil.)
To confer rank upon by brevet.
Brevet \Bre*vet"\, a. (Mil.)
Taking or conferring rank by brevet; as, a brevet colonel; a