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Definition of cadre noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cadre

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkɑdreɪ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkædreɪ//
     
    , NAmE//ˈkædri//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1 a small group of people who are specially chosen and trained for a particular purpose a cadre of scientific experts
  2. 2a member of this kind of group
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cadre