brevet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English brevet 'official letter', from Anglo-Norman diminutive of bref 'letter', from Latin brevis 'short' (see English brief)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brevet (plural brevets)

  1. A military document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily, but without an increase in pay.
  2. A warrant from the government, granting a privilege, title, or dignity, as in France.
  3. An organized, long-distance bicycle ride — not a race, but a test of endurance — which follows a designated but unmarked route passing through check points.

Verb[edit]

brevet (third-person singular simple present brevets, present participle breveting or brevetting, simple past and past participle breveted or brevetted)

  1. To promote by brevet.

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

brevet n

  1. singular definite of brev

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From brève +‎ -et

Noun[edit]

brevet m (plural brevets)

  1. (law) a patent

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

brevet

  1. definite singular of brev