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CADRE (Fr. for a frame, from the Lat. quadrum, a square), a framework or skeleton, particularly the permanent establishment of a military corps, regiment, &c. which can be expanded on emergency.


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Etymology

From French cadre, from Italian quadro (square), from Latin quadrum, from quatuor (four).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkɑː.də/, /ˈkɑː.dɹə/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈkæd.ɹi/, /ˈkɑ.dɹi/, /ˈkɑ.dɹeɪ/

Noun

Singular
cadre

Plural
cadres

cadre (plural cadres)

  1. A frame or framework.
  2. (military) The framework or skeleton upon which a regiment is to be formed; the officers of a regiment forming the staff.
    • 2002, Barry M. Stentiford, Chapter 9, 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.
  3. (chiefly in communism) The core of a managing group, or a member of such a group.
    • 1986, Robert Elsie, Dictionary of Albanian Literature[1], 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).
    • 2006, Financial Times, China airbrushes Chen:
      Party cadres must guard against the temptations of power, money and sex.

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Noun

cadre m. (plural cadres)

  1. The frame of a door or picture.
  2. The backbone of an organization.
  3. An imprinted box on a page.
  4. An executive.
  5. The scope or framework.
  6. A list of military officers

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