death squad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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death squadnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
an ​unofficialarmedgroup who ​look for and ​illegallykillparticularpeople, ​especially the ​enemies of a ​politicalparty
(Definition of death squad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “death squad”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指除掉政敌的)暗杀队…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指除掉政敵的)暗殺隊…
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