Definition of 'brigade'
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The one about having to call the fire brigade to put out the candles on his cake? The Sun (2016)Thank goodness for the London fire brigade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shortly afterwards the fire brigade arrived, and a detachment of special constables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fire brigade is wonderful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An investigation was not carried out until 22 days after the accident because the ambulance service had not notified the fire brigade. The Sun (2016)Shall I call the fire brigade to get your arm out of there? Times, Sunday Times (2017)A spokesman for the London fire brigade said that part of a flat on the ground floor was alight. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is being tested by West Midlands fire brigade and is due to go into use next year. The Sun (2016)The fire brigade had to use a special heavy duty crane to lift her from her bed. The Sun (2016)The fire brigade and ambulance service were on hand. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That is what the fire brigade advises. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tell him to have his infantry brigades press forward now with the utmost haste. Man of Honour (2007)We had to call the fire brigade. The Sun (2013)This is the message fire brigades should be putting out. The Sun (2014)Her partner had seen it happen and phoned her to help after first calling the fire brigade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They too reached for their mobile phones and called the fire brigade. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The fire brigade put out the blaze. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was cut free by the fire brigade. The Sun (2008)The blazer brigade used to come into the dressing-room before the game. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)Why not also have competing police forces, fire brigades or ambulance services? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Experts who unveiled it in Philadelphia hope it could also be used by fire brigades. The Sun (2012)Cue outrage from the usual brigade of consumer groups, who find it offensive that the energy companies dare to make a profit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What a sterile world it would be if the PC brigade had their way. The Sun (2008)A regular infantry brigade costs around 100 million a year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The PC brigade need to get a grip. The Sun (2006)It has also emerged that one brigade of US soldiers deployed only two months ago is going home early because of the lack of an agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'brigade'
British English: brigade NOUN
A brigade is one of the groups which an army is divided into.
...the men of the Seventh Armoured Brigade.
Definition of brigade from the Collins English Dictionary
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