Meaning of “commando” in the English Dictionary

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"commando" in British English

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commandonoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈmɑːn.dəʊ/ us /kəˈmæn.doʊ/ plural commandos or commandoes

(a member of) a small group of soldiers that are specially trained to make attacks on enemy areas that are very dangerous or difficult to attack

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(Definition of “commando” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"commando" in American English

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commandonoun [ C ]

us /kəˈmæn·doʊ/ plural commandos

a small group of soldiers trained to make quick and often dangerous attacks inside enemy areas, or a member of such a group:

a team of commandos

(Definition of “commando” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)