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English noun: brevet

1. brevet (communication) a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)


Broader (hypernym)document, papers, written document


English verb: brevet

1. brevet (social) promote somebody by brevet, in the military


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade









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