Translation of brigadier in Spanish:


general de brigada, n.

Pronunciation /ˌbrɪɡəˈdɪr/ /brɪɡəˈdɪə/


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    (in UK)
    general de brigada masculine, feminine
    • The senior officers - generals, brigadiers, colonels - were all at a loss about what to do.
    • The brigadier said it was a good opportunity for the kids to have a break from their normal everyday environment.
    • I am a brigadier in command of the brigade of King Ian's army that defends this territory.
    • A few days later, a pompous brigadier turned up and criticised Churchill for leaving a gap in his defences.
    • The brigadier and I managed to escape, and after that we just retreated and retreated.