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the SAS

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌes.eɪˈes/ us  
abbreviation for the Special Air Service: a part of the British Army that has been specially trained for secret or very dangerous military activitiesThe armed forces generally
(Definition of the SAS from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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