In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)(en América Latina) brigadier masculine(en España) general de brigada masculine
- The court martial will be heard at a military base by a senior judge and a board of at least five high-ranking officers, with an air commodore as president.
- However, it came to the attention of public service heads and politicians and his pending promotion to air commodore was held back for about four years.
- The commander was a US Army major general with a British Royal Air Force air commodore as deputy.
- A retired RAF air commodore with a long record of service,
- For the next year, the air commodore from Pateley Bridge, near Ripon, who still flies as a volunteer from RAF Church Fenton, will represent the Queen in law and order matters in North Yorkshire.
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