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Meaning of CADRE

Pronunciation:  'kâdru

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion
  2. [n]  a small unit serving as the nucleus of a larger political movement

CADRE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: cell
 See Also: armed forces, core, core group, military, nucleus, political movement, political unit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ca"dre\, n. [F. cadre, It. quadro square, from L.
quadrum, fr. quatuor four.] (Mil.)
The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be
formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.
[Written also {cader}.]

Computing Dictionary

The US software engineering vendor which merged with bachman information systems to form cayenne software in July 1996.

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