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What was the Brevet in history?

A type of promotion given to military officers in recognition of their service.

Who received Brevet promotions?

Military officers who displayed exceptional service or abilities.

What did a Brevet promotion allow the officer to do?

Receive higher pay and lead troops at a higher rank temporarily.

Was a Brevet promotion permanent?

No, it was temporary and did not always lead to a permanent promotion.

In what period was the Brevet system commonly used?

During the 18th and 19th centuries.

What language does the term 'Brevet' originate from?

French.

Which country initially adopted the Brevet system?

France.

What distinguished a Brevet promotion from a permanent promotion?

Brevet promotions did not involve an official title change.

Did Brevet promotions affect the officer's responsibilities?

Yes, they allowed the officer to take on duties of a higher rank.

What is the modern-day equivalent of a Brevet promotion?

An acting rank promotion in military forces.

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