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English definition of “vice squad”

vice squad

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]    
a special group of police officers whose job is to stop crimes that involve sex and drugs The police generally
(Definition of vice squad noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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