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  1. squad
    IPA[skwäd]
  2. noun

    • 1. a small group of people having a particular task:

      an assassination squad
    • 2. a small number of soldiers assembled for drill or assigned to some special task, especially an infantry unit forming part of a platoon:

      the demolition squad from No. 6 Troop were blowing up the guns
    • 3. a group of sports players or competitors from which a team is chosen:

      eleven first-string players on the Nebraska squad
    • 4. a division of a police force dealing with a particular type of crime:

      the vice squad
    • 5. a person's circle of close friends:

      the 39-year-old actress and her squad snapped some pics together after the show
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: squad, plural noun: squads

    • noun

      a small group of people having a particular task:

      a small number of soldiers assembled for drill or assigned to a special task:

    • noun

      a group of soldiers detailed to shoot a condemned person.

      a group of soldiers detailed to fire the salute at a military funeral.

    • noun

      a group of players who take part in practices and may be called on as reserves for the team.
    • noun

      a division of a police force assigned to defuse explosive devices.
    • noun

      a set of people within an organization or team who tend to behave in an obstructive way or express opposition or dissent:
    • noun

      used to refer to evangelical Christians, typically suggesting intrusive moralizing and proselytizing.
    • noun

      used in reference to a person or thing seen as a model to aspire to or emulate, especially with one’s friends (often as a hashtag in social media):
    • noun

      a police patrol car:
    • noun

      a division of a police force or other organization which is capable of reaching an incident quickly:
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