Origin of cadre
Examples from the Web for cadres
Contemporary Examples of cadres
On our way to work every day, the cadres stood by with a bamboo cane in their hand.
No one dared to resist even when the cadres knocked down our walls to make fertilizer… The cadres were so fearsome.
So could Putin turn inside, Stalin-like, and find imaginary Trotskyist cells among his own cadres to purge?Putin Needs an Enemy After Berezovsky’s Death
March 25, 2013
Saudi al Qaeda cadres remain in the kingdom and next door in Yemen.Revolution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?
January 20, 2013
So his siloviki [former KGB cadres] might choose to suppress the opposition.Russian Opposition Leader Demands New Elections
December 28, 2011
Historical Examples of cadres
I have already mentioned the cadres of commissioned officers.
Simply because they were wanting in cadres, in method, in organizers.History of the Commune of 1871
They had cadres in the office of the Falange National Delegation.The Five Arrows
The great and small shortcomings of these cadres increased as the cadres became separated.
These lists were now broken up and cadres of regiments formed.
Word Origin for cadre
1830, from French cadre, literally "a frame of a picture" (16c.), so, "a detachment forming the skeleton of a regiment" (1851), from Italian quadro, from Latin quadrum "a square" (see quadrille). The communist sense is from 1930.
An elite or select group that forms the core of an organization and is capable of training new members.