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Words related to brevet

a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)

promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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After the war, officers did not retain brevetted rank, but returned to the regular attainment of rank by a promotion process.
He is a brevetted captain, paid at that rate, but still holding the rank of lieutenant.
Fremont, that he had been brevetted brigadier general for meritorious service and that he had served as a special commissioner for the Department of the Interior.