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"crew" in British English

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crewnoun

uk   /kruː/  us   /kruː/
B1 [C, + sing/pl verb] a group of people who work together, especially all those who work on and operate a ship, aircraft, etc.: an ambulance/lifeboat crew a TV/film/camera crew The aircraft has/carries a crew of seven.
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[C] the people who work on a ship, aircraft, etc. who are not officers: Apart from the ten officers, a crew of 90 takes care of the 300 passengers.

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crewverb [I or T]

uk   /kruː/  us   /kruː/
If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.
(Definition of crew from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crewnoun [C/U]

 us   /kru/
all the people who work together, esp. to operate a ship or aircraft, or all the people of lower rank: [U] The captain and crew would like to welcome you on board. [C] Jack worked on a road-repair crew.
(Definition of crew from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"crew" in Business English

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crewnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /kruː/
a group of people who work together, especially all those who work on and operate a ship, plane, etc.: an ambulance/lifeboat crew a TV/film/camera crew The aircraft has/carries a crew of seven.
the people who work on a ship, plane, etc. who are not officers: Apart from the 10 officers, a crew of 90 looks after the 300 passengers.
(Definition of crew from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“crew” in British English

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