brevet

Definitions of brevet
1

n a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)

Type of:
document, papers, written document
writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

v promote somebody by brevet, in the military

Type of:
advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade
give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

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