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English definition of “gang”

gang

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ɡæŋ/ us  
B2 a group of young people, especially young men, who spend time together, often fighting with other groups and behaving badly: Fights among rival gangs account for most murders in the city.Groups of people B2 a group of criminals who work together: a gang of armed robbersCriminals - general words C2 informal a group of friends: She was in our gang at school. I went out with the usual gang from college on Friday night.Groups of peopleFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries a group of workers or prisoners who work together: a gang of labourersWorkers in general
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