brigade

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
brigade

Plural
brigades

  1. A brigade is a group of people that have a common purpose, such as a fire brigade for fighting fires.
    Paul decided to join the fire brigade so that he can save people from fires.
  2. A brigade is a military unit that is made up of soldiers from different parts of the army.

Verb[change]

Plain form
brigade

Third-person singular
brigades

Past tense
brigaded

Past participle
brigaded

Present participle
brigading

  1. When you brigade troops, you try to form them into a brigade.