squad

  • 21 squad */*/ — UK [skwɒd] / US [skwɑd] noun [countable] Word forms squad : singular squad plural squads 1) a small group of soldiers who do a particular job the bomb squad 2) a department in a police force that deals with a particular type of crime the drugs… …

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  • 22 squad — n. 1) a demolition; firing; flying (BE) squad 2) a vice squad * * * [skwɒd] firing flying (BE) squad a demolition a vice squad …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23 squad — [[t]skwɒd[/t]] n. v. squad•ded, squad•ding 1) mil the smallest military unit, consisting usu. of 10 privates, a staff sergeant, and a corporal 2) a group of police officers assigned esp. to a specific field: the vice squad[/ex] 3) any small group …

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  • 24 squad — n. 1 a small group of people sharing a task etc. 2 Mil. a small number of men assembled for drill etc. 3 Sport a group of players forming a team. 4 a (often in comb.) a specialized unit within a police force (drug squad). b = flying squad. 5 a… …

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  • 25 squad — /skwod/, n., v., squadded, squadding. n. 1. a small number of soldiers, commonly 10 privates, a staff sergeant, and a corporal; the smallest military unit. 2. a group of police officers, esp. one organized to deal with a particular area of law… …

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  • 26 SQUAD — The Firing Squad (Governmental » United Nations) The Firing Squad (Business » General) * Software Quality Association in Denver (Computing » Networking) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 27 squad — noun 1) an assassination squad Syn: team, crew, gang, band, cell, body, mob, outfit, force 2) a firing squad Syn: detachment, detail, unit, platoon …

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  • 28 squad — noun 1) a maintenance squad Syn: team, crew, gang, force 2) a squad of marines Syn: detachment, detail, unit, platoon, battery, troop, patrol, squad …

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  • 29 squad — See: FIRING SQUAD …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 30 squad — See: FIRING SQUAD …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 31 squad — See: firing squad …

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  • 32 squad —    Used in military circles to address a small number of men who have been formed into a sub division of a company for some special purpose, such as drill. An example of vocative use occurs in The Magic Army, by Leslie Thomas. Coldfinger, by Ian… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 33 squad — I. noun Etymology: Middle French esquade, from Old Spanish & Old Italian; Old Spanish escuadra & Old Italian squadra, ultimately from Vulgar Latin *exquadrare to make square more at square Date: 1649 1. a small organized group of military… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 34 squad — noun a) a group of people organized for some common purpose, usually of about ten members. b) a unit of tactical military personnel, or of police officers, usually of about ten members See Also: squadron …

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  • 35 squad — Synonyms and related words: KP, age group, army, army group, band, battalion, battery, battle group, bevy, body, brigade, bunch, cabal, cadre, cast, clique, cohort, column, combat command, combat team, company, complement, contingent, corps,… …

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  • 36 squad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. band, patrol; squadron, wing, unit; crew, team. See assemblage, combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. company, unit, crew; see team 1 , 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. group, team, crew, company,… …

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  • 37 squad — skwÉ‘d /skwÉ’d n. small military unit; small group of people trained to work together as a team …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 38 squad — noun [treated as sing. or plural] 1》 a small number of soldiers assembled for drill or assigned to a particular task. 2》 a group of sports players from which a team is chosen. 3》 a division of a police force dealing with a particular type of… …

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  • 39 squad — n. Gang, band, crew, set, knot, bevy, lot, small company …

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  • 40 squad — n company, platoon, squadron, troop, force, unit, section Inf. outfit; band Theat. troupe, crew, gang, pack; group, set, cluster, knot, cohort; party, league, alliance, federation …

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