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Noun: cadre  'ka,drey or 'kaad,rey or kaa-dree [N. Amer], kaa-d(r)u(r) [Brit]
  1. A small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
    - cell
  2. A nucleus of military personnel capable of expansion

Derived forms: cadres

Type of: core, core group, nucleus, political entity, political unit

Part of: armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, political movement, war machine

Encyclopedia: Cadre