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  • n. Plural form of cadre.


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  • Later, when asked by Dong who the group of people were, a doctor at the clinic said they were cadres from the Xinchang Family Planning Commission.

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  • Even less worthy of attention for America's wealthy rulers and their cadres was the pronouncement of Iran's Leader of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah

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  • He adds that intelligence reports from the north and the northeast indicate that the Tigers are recalling their cadres from government-controlled areas back to rebel -- bases in case fighting resumes.

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  • Those who parade like schoolyard bullies operate in the tradition of the founder of the breed: Donald Segretti, the political trickster of the Nixon administration, who called his cadres "ratfuckers."

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  • However, when Kondapali Sitamamma, a professor from Andrah Pradesh, got it into his head to come in with his outdated, impractical philosophy, he and his so-called cadres very easily intoxicated these gullible people and fooled them by bewitching their minds with the dialectics of Marx.

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  • As in the past, our cadres should be the first to rally to the defence of the people and the last to seek rewards.


  • Every project, any plan that originated along with the schools has been successful, and when some things are not going so well, when some aspects of the many activities of our country do not completely satisfy us, we immediately see that there is a lack of experience, that there is a lack of knowledge, that there is a lack of cadres, that is to say that schools have been lacking.


  • The combined strength of the CPI-Maoist is estimated to be 15,000 armed cadres, which is huge compared to the 3,000 militants in Kashmir at the peak of the militancy.

  • Instead, the cadres were a select group comprised largely of external consultants attached to OASITO.

  • Mantashe urged ANC members to put their pride and selfish interests aside "all the time" when party interests were at stake, otherwise they could not be called "cadres".

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