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bre·vet / brəˈvet; ˈbrevit/ • n. [often as adj.] a former type of military commission conferred esp. for outstanding service by which an officer was promoted to a higher rank without the corresponding pay: a brevet lieutenant.

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brevet official document granting privileges XIV; (in the army) XVII. — (O)F. brevet, f. br(i)ef BRIEF1; see -ET.

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