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Definition of Cadet


  1. The younger of two brothers; a younger brother or son; the youngest son.
  2. A gentleman who carries arms in a regiment, as a volunteer, with a view of acquiring military skill and obtaining a commission.
  3. A young man in training for military or naval service; esp. a pupil in a military or naval school, as at West Point, Annapolis, or Woolwich.
  4. In New Zealand, a young gentleman learning sheep farming at a station; also, any young man attached to a sheep station.
  5. A young man who makes a business of ruining girls to put them in brothels.
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Cadet Translations

cadet in German is Kadett
cadet in Swedish is kadett, yngre son