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Understand 'battalion' as part of a military hierarchy; it’s smaller than a brigade but larger than a company. SlideHe was promoted and took command of the entire battalion.
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'Battalion' implies readiness for combat and can denote a sense of urgency or importance in military operations. SlideThe battalion mobilized overnight to reinforce the front lines.
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'Battalion' can indicate a specialized group within an army, like engineers or signal corps. SlideAn engineering battalion was brought in to construct the bridge.