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When you're in that upper echelon in wrestling, any movie you take is gonna be a pay cut. If you're gone for three months and they pay you 150 grand, you're getting killed.
Kevin Nash

Meaning of "echelon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ECHELON

From French échelon, literally: rung of a ladder, from Old French eschiele ladder, from Latin scāla.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ECHELON

echelon  [ˈɛʃəˌlɒn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ECHELON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Echelon is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb echelon in English.

WHAT DOES ECHELON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Echelon

Echelon may refer to: ▪ A level or rank in an organization, profession, or society ▪ Echelon formation, a military hierarchical formation, also used to describe the migratory patterns of birds ▪ ECHELON, a worldwide electronic intelligence-gathering operation, within the UKUSA Agreement, mainly for industry espionage ▪ Echelon parking, a way of arranging parked cars...

Definition of echelon in the English dictionary

The first definition of echelon in the dictionary is a level of command, responsibility, etc. Other definition of echelon is a formation in which units follow one another but are offset sufficiently to allow each unit a line of fire ahead. Echelon is also a group formed in this way.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ECHELON

PRESENT

Present
I echelon
you echelon
he/she/it echelons
we echelon
you echelon
they echelon
Present continuous
I am echeloning
you are echeloning
he/she/it is echeloning
we are echeloning
you are echeloning
they are echeloning
Present perfect
I have echeloned
you have echeloned
he/she/it has echeloned
we have echeloned
you have echeloned
they have echeloned
Present perfect continuous
I have been echeloning
you have been echeloning
he/she/it has been echeloning
we have been echeloning
you have been echeloning
they have been echeloning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I echeloned
you echeloned
he/she/it echeloned
we echeloned
you echeloned
they echeloned
Past continuous
I was echeloning
you were echeloning
he/she/it was echeloning
we were echeloning
you were echeloning
they were echeloning
Past perfect
I had echeloned
you had echeloned
he/she/it had echeloned
we had echeloned
you had echeloned
they had echeloned
Past perfect continuous
I had been echeloning
you had been echeloning
he/she/it had been echeloning
we had been echeloning
you had been echeloning
they had been echeloning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will echelon
you will echelon
he/she/it will echelon
we will echelon
you will echelon
they will echelon
Future continuous
I will be echeloning
you will be echeloning
he/she/it will be echeloning
we will be echeloning
you will be echeloning
they will be echeloning
Future perfect
I will have echeloned
you will have echeloned
he/she/it will have echeloned
we will have echeloned
you will have echeloned
they will have echeloned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been echeloning
you will have been echeloning
he/she/it will have been echeloning
we will have been echeloning
you will have been echeloning
they will have been echeloning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would echelon
you would echelon
he/she/it would echelon
we would echelon
you would echelon
they would echelon
Conditional continuous
I would be echeloning
you would be echeloning
he/she/it would be echeloning
we would be echeloning
you would be echeloning
they would be echeloning
Conditional perfect
I would have echelon
you would have echelon
he/she/it would have echelon
we would have echelon
you would have echelon
they would have echelon
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been echeloning
you would have been echeloning
he/she/it would have been echeloning
we would have been echeloning
you would have been echeloning
they would have been echeloning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you echelon
we let´s echelon
you echelon
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to echelon
Past participle
echeloned
Present Participle
echeloning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ECHELON


aquilon
ˈækwɪˌlɒn
Avalon
ˈævəˌlɒn
diencephalon
ˌdaɪɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
encephalon
ɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
epencephalon
ˌɛpɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
epsilon
ˈɛpsɪˌlɒn
etalon
ˈɛtəˌlɒn
mesencephalon
ˌmɛsɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
metencephalon
ˌmɛtɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
Miquelon
ˈmiːkəˌlɒn
myelencephalon
ˌmaɪɪlɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
papillon
ˈpæpɪˌlɒn
propylon
ˈprɒpɪˌlɒn
rhinencephalon
ˌraɪnɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
rhombencephalon
ˌrɒmbɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
telencephalon
ˌtɛlɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
thalamencephalon
ˌθæləmɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn
upsilon
ˈʌpsɪˌlɒn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ECHELON

echard
eche
Echegaray y Eizaguirre
echelle
echeveria
echidna
echidnae
echidnine
echinacea
echinate
echinated
echini
echinococcosis
echinococcus
echinoderm
echinodermal
echinodermatous
echinoid
echinus
echium

WORDS THAT END LIKE ECHELON

belon
cannelon
citron melon
cut a melon
enfelon
Esdraelon
felon
honeydew melon
mamelon
melon
muskmelon
myelon
Ogen melon
pademelon
pelon
Persian melon
rock melon
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
watermelon
winter melon

Synonyms and antonyms of echelon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ECHELON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «echelon» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of echelon
degree · grade · level · office · place · position · rank · rung · step · tier

Translation of «echelon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ECHELON

Find out the translation of echelon to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of echelon from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «echelon» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

等级
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esfera
570 millions of speakers

English

echelon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टोली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القيادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

эшелон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

camada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পর্যায়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

échelon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eselon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

階層
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

계층
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Echelon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dàn quân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஏறுபடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोपानकथा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kademe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gradino
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Echelon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ешелон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

eșalon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κλιμάκιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

echelon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Echelon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Echelon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of echelon

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ECHELON»

The term «echelon» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.503 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ECHELON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about echelon

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4 QUOTES WITH «ECHELON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word echelon.
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Michael N. Castle
These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect.
2
Damien Chazelle
At the upper echelon of musicians in general, I guess performers in general, you have to have this kind of live-or-die, cutthroat mentality.
3
Jack Gleeson
Celebrities become excluded from everyday life, kind of in exile in an echelon that is deemed better, anyway: Life of celebrity, all the fame and glamor.
4
Kevin Nash
When you're in that upper echelon in wrestling, any movie you take is gonna be a pay cut. If you're gone for three months and they pay you 150 grand, you're getting killed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ECHELON»

Discover the use of echelon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to echelon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Echelon: Somebody's Listening
ECHELON, Somebody's Listening catapults you into the global world of eavesdropping where no one has the full picture and the CIA and FBI has deployed an amazing set of tools trying to focus their vision: Echelon to intercept virtually all ...
Jack O'Neill, 2005
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Echelon
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Josh Conviser, 2006
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Optimal Inventory Modeling of Systems: Multi-Echelon Techniques
Book Reviews of the first edition "This book is a remarkable review and summary of nearly 30 years work on applied inventory theory. The book is a model of clarity and coherence.
Craig C. Sherbrooke, 2004
4
Rear Echelon Military Forces: A Memoir
The language steams and the antics are usually off-color. But under the chuckles and guffaws are Mumper's candid, insightful reflections on life's more awkward moments.
Robert Mumper, 2008
5
Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory
According to Theorem 3.14, AT is invertible and (AT)~i = (A~l)T. • Theorem 3.31 If A is an m x n matrix over R, there exists an invertible matrix P over R such that PA is in reduced row-echelon form. Proof. By Theorem 3.23, there is an invertible ...
Jimmie Gilbert, Linda Gilbert, 1995
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Tensile Fracturing in Rocks: Tectonofractographic and ...
These are related to en echelon cracks, which are equivalent to tension gashes and stepping joint segments at parent fracture terminations (Petit and Barquins 1987, 1988; Petit 1988; Price and Cosgrove 1990; Cruiks- hank et al. 1991) (Fig.
Dov Bahat, Avinoam Rabinovitch, Vladimir Frid, 2005
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Mathematics for Economists: An Introductory Textbook
To do this we introduce a class of matrices known as echelon matrices. An echelon matrix is a matrix, not necessarily square, with the following two properties: (i) There is at least one non-zero entry; rows consisting entirely of zeros, if any, ...
Malcolm Pemberton, Nicholas Rau, 2001
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The Echelon Vendetta
David Stone. the echelon vendetta the echelon vendetta david stone G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS|NEW YORK the echelon vendetta.
David Stone, 2007
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Inventory Control
Table 8.1 Installation and echelon stock inventory positions in Figure 8.8. Item Installation stock Echelon stock inventory position inventory position 1 5 5 2 2 7 3 3 3 4 5 28 Items 1 and 3 have no downstream stock. The echelon stock inventory  ...
Sven Axsäter, 2007
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A study of the mercury lines with the michelson echelon grating
THE ECHELON GRATING. It has already been shown that the power of a grat- tfvq to separate different wave lengths of light and form distinct lines in the spectrum is directly equal to the product of the order of the spectrum observed and the ...
Francis Ralph Nash, 1907

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ECHELON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term echelon is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fan's Guide to Tour de France Echelons
Why It's Cool: Just a few well-placed riders in a properly formed echelon do a majority of the hard work battling against the wind, thereby saving ... «Bicycling, Jul 15»
2
Op-ed: An American's first look at an Asian tech conference
On the surface, Echelon Asia Summit 2015 appeared to be just like every other tech conference. It was completely branded by the startup ... «e27, Jul 15»
3
Half of the 'Fab Four' singing the blues after echelon damage
Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali was among the contenders who were caught out in a windy, rainy second stage of the 2015 Tour de ... «velonews.competitor.com, Jul 15»
4
Echelon Receives Notice from NASDAQ Related to Bid Price …
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading independent control networking company for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), today ... «Virtual-Strategy Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Echelon Customer Kimco Realty Wins Awards From LEEP …
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BOMA Conference—Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON), a leading independent control networking ... «Business Wire, Jun 15»
6
Company Shares of Echelon Corporation Drops by -12.09%
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON) has lost 12.09% during the past week and dropped 17.29% in the last 4 weeks. The shares are ... «News Watch International, Jun 15»
7
Echelon Corporation Short Interest Update
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON), A increase of 25,350 shares or 20.7% was observed in the short interest of Echelon Corporation The ... «The Daily Rover, Jun 15»
8
PH startup PawnHero wins the Judges' Choice award at Echelon
Philippine fintech startup PawnHero has won the Echelon Asia Summit 2015 Judges' Choice Award in Singapore Wednesday night, beating ... «DEALSTREETASIA, Jun 15»
9
Army offers multi-echelon training
MIBT is a multicomponent, multi-echelon training event that sustains readiness of reserve- and active-component forces in train/ready year 3 ... «The Fort Campbell Courier, Jun 15»
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Startup Insider: 5 Insights From Day 1 of the Echelon Asia Summit …
The Echelon Asia Summit was started back in 2009 with the goal of bringing Asia's top startups, innovators and investors into one conference ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Echelon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/echelon>. Jul 2019 ».
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