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team

noun [C]  /tim/ us  
a number of people who act together as a group, either in a sport or in order to achieve something: a baseball/basketball/football team the legal/medical team My favorite team is the New York Giants. A team is also two or more horses or other animals working together to pull a load: a team of oxen

team

verb [I]  /tim/ us  
to act together to achieve something: Lang teamed with Draper to develop the vaccine. Williamson and Erving teamed to give the Nets another championship.
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