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echelon, ├ęchelon (s) (noun); echelons, ├ęchelons (pl)
1. The arrangement of military troops, ships, planes, etc. in a steplike formation: The head of the defense department arranged an echelon to meet the potential threats of attacks by enemy forces.
2. A level of authority or responsibility which is designated as a higher or a lower level: There have been stories about the corruptions in the upper echelons of the company.

One kind of echelon consists of a unit of an army; such as, a company, a battalion, a division, or a corps.

A level of authority or command in a step-like formation.
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