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crew

noun uk   /kruː/ us  
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.
See also
Workers on/with aircraft and spacecraftPeople who work on boats and shipsGroups of people
[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.Workers on/with aircraft and spacecraftPeople who work on boats and ships

crew

verb [I or T] uk   /kruː/ us  
If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.Sailing and boating
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