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Meaning of “crew” in the English Dictionary

"crew" in British English

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crewnoun

uk   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 ​takescare of the 300 ​passengers.

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crewverb [I or T]

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

"crew" in American English

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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 ​lowerrank: [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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