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See also: cadré
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɑː.də/, /ˈkɑː.dɹə/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈkæd.ɹi/, /ˈkɑ.dɹi/, /ˈkɑ.dɹeɪ/
cadre (plural cadres)
- A frame or framework.
- (military) The framework or skeleton upon which a new regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.
2002, Barry M. Stentiford, chapter 9, in The American Home Guard: the State Militia in the Twentieth Century, ISBN 1585441813, page 202:
- From the original plan, thirty-four cadre battalions, with a total of 116 companies, had actually been formed, a total of about 700 officers and another 600 key enlisted men.
- (chiefly in communism) The core of a managing group, or a member of such a group.
1986, Robert Elsie, Dictionary of Albanian Literature, page 101:
- After the war, he was a party cadre and worked as a correspondent for the daily newspaper Zeri i Popullit (The People's Voice).
- 1997, Jae Ho Chung, China's Provinces in Reform: Class, community and political culture, edited by David S.G. Goodman, Routledge, p. 146:
- Finally, the exchange, circulation and education of local cadres constitute another key strategy implemented by the provincial leadership in its efforts to diffuse economic development into the backward inland region.
- 2006, Financial Times, China airbrushes Chen:
- Party cadres must guard against the temptations of power, money and sex.
- A small group of people specially trained for a particular purpose or profession.
frame or framework
skeleton upon which regiment is formed
core of managing group
cadre m (plural cadres)
- the frame (of a door or picture)
- the backbone (of an organization)
- a box, square (on a printed page)
- an executive
- a scope or framework
- (military) cadre
- context, parameters
- frame (of a bicycle)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of