What does cadre mean?

cadre meaning in General Dictionary

The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is usually to be formed the officials of a regiment forming the staff

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  • a little product providing as an element of or once the nucleus of a larger political motion
  • a nucleus of armed forces personnel with the capacity of expansion
  • The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to beu000du000a formed; the officers of a regiment creating the staff.

cadre meaning in Urban Dictionary

an exercise workers

cadre meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1830, from French cadre, actually "a frame of an image" (16c.), so, "a detachment forming the skeleton of a regiment" (1851), from Italian quadro, from Latin quadrum "a square" (see quadrille). The communist good sense is from 1930.

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Sentence Examples with the word cadre

The town of Ouray, while only a century and a quarter old, was rich in history and Fred O'Connor, together with a cadre of widows with similar interests, spent many hours reading Ouray's old newspapers and written accounts.

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