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the SASnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˌes.eɪˈes/
abbreviation for the Special Air Service: a ​part of the British Army that has been ​speciallytrained for ​secret or very ​dangerousmilitaryactivities
(Definition of the SAS from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (英国空军的)特种航空队…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國空軍的)特種空中部隊…
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