squad

Definitions

General English

Law

  • noun a special group of police
  • noun a special group of soldiers or workers

Military

  • noun a small grouping of servicepeople, formed for a specific purpose or task (such as drill)
  • noun a sub-unit of an infantry platoon
  • noun a tactical infantry grouping of nine men (usually divided into two fire teams)
  • noun a tactical armoured cavalry grouping of seven men
  • noun a US marine corps tactical grouping of thirteen men (usually divided into three fire teams)

Sports

  • noun a small group of people engaged in the same activity
  • noun a number of players from which a team is selected
  • noun an athletics or sports team
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