See also: Brevet

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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from the Middle English brevet(official letter), from the Anglo-Norman diminutive of bref(letter), from the Latin brevis(short), whence brief.

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brevet ‎(plural brevets)

  1. A military document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily, but without an increase in pay.
  2. A warrant from the government, granting a privilege, title, or dignity, as in France.
    1. (by extension) An authoritative grant or mark of recognition; a seal of approval.
  3. An organized, long-distance bicycle ride — not a race, but a test of endurance — which follows a designated but unmarked route passing through check points.

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VerbEdit

brevet ‎(third-person singular simple present brevets, present participle breveting or brevetting, simple past and past participle breveted or brevetted)

  1. (military) To promote by brevet.

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NounEdit

brevet n

  1. singular definite of brev

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From brève +‎ -et

NounEdit

brevet m ‎(plural brevets)

  1. (law) a patent

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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brevet n

  1. definite singular of brev

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brevet n

  1. definite singular of brev

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brevet

  1. definite singular of brev