brevetted; brevets; breveted; breveting

Definitions of brevet
  1. noun
    a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
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    type of:
    document, papers, written document
    writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
  2. verb
    promote somebody by brevet, in the military
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    type of:
    advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade
    give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
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