Definition of Cadre
Examples of Cadre
- A small group of highly trained people in an organization that directs technological development.
- A few people in social movement that organize and guide it.
- Political “movers and shakers” determined who would be nominated for local office.
- American English – /kA-dray/
- British English – /kAHd-ruh/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈkædri/
- British English – /ˈkɑːdə/
- Plural: cadres
- Often a cadre formed the initial organization and trains others reproducing their worldview.
- Also called cell.
- Word origin of “cadre” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cadre.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 30, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
cadre. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “cadre.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 30, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“cadre.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 30 Sep. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cadre/>.