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tien-sung

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could you please tell me

what does the sentence of the BBC's article (as below) mean :

(A host of military figures are honoured from the top brass down)-2010 06 13 on B B C uk news

each word of the sentence I do understand but the really meaning of the whole sentence I am not able to make out ,can anybody tell me?

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could you please tell me

what does the sentence of the BBC's article (as below) mean :

(A host of military figures are honoured from the top brass down)-2010 06 13 on B B C uk news

each word of the sentence I do understand but the really meaning of the whole sentence I am not able to make out ,can anybody tell me?

Definition of top brass noun from Cambridge Dictionary Online: Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus

'from the top brass down' means from the highest military rank to the lowest military rank.
 
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