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English definition of “squad”

squad

noun [C]
 
 
/skwɒd/
bomb/drug/fraud, etc squad a group of police officers who have special skills to deal with particular problemsPeople who work for the police serviceThe police generally
death/firing/hit, etc squad a group of people who are trained to kill, usually with gunsParts of armies and groups of servicemen
a sports team: the New Zealand rugby squadCompetitors and participants in sports and games
(Definition of squad from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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