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SWAT team

noun [C] uk   /ˈswɒt.tiːm/ us    /swɑːt-/ mainly US
abbreviation for Special Weapons and Tactics team: a group of police officers who are specially trained to deal with dangerous situations
(Definition of SWAT team from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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