Brigadier /brɪɡəˈdɪər/ is a militar rank, the seniority o which depends on the kintra. In some kintras, it is a senior rank abuin colonel, equivalent tae a brigadier general, teepically commandin a brigade o several thoosan sodgers. In ither kintras, it is a non-commissioned rank (e.g. Spain, Italy, France, the Netherlands an the Indonesie Polis ranks).