Definition of 'squad'
Example sentences containing 'squad'
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The bomb squad soon arrived on the scene. Christianity Today (2000)We contacted the fraud squad but they say they cannot help us. The Sun (2015)He had a long net yesterday as persistent rain forced the squad indoors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a massive difference in terms of the two clubs and their squads. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Winners will have their boots customised with their name and squad number. The Sun (2008)We face a firing squad for a crime we did not commit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The reward for me was the opportunity to trust the team and the squad. The Sun (2014)Then one of the police squad disappears. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Staff feared it was explosives and the bomb squad was called. The Sun (2015)Most high street banks say they have fraud squads working through the night and over weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The defender has not been given a squad number this season. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But we need to strengthen the team and the squad. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was serious enough to warrant calling out the bomb squad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have got a small squad but we have got very good players and we have to manage it. The Sun (2014)We also issued a press release saying that anyone outside the squad could still force his way into the team. For Love or Money (2006)The men's team pursuit squad arrives shortly afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Scotland Yard major crime squad take over case. The Sun (2014)On the other you had police squads, sniffer dogs and queues to get past metal detectors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I just know clubs now have to put some of us in the squad. The Sun (2010)The players that understood are in the squad for the World Cup. Times, Sunday Times (2010)England arrived with their oldest World Cup squad because the younger players were not good enough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This did not go unnoticed and she has now forced her way into the senior Great Britain team pursuit squad. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But if their hit squad is responsible - another nuclear boffin was bumped off earlier this year - then we should be truly thankful. The Sun (2010)The British players we have in the squad are very responsible and I love their character. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'squad'
British English: squad NOUN
A squad is a section of a police force that is responsible for dealing with a particular type of crime.
The building was evacuated and the bomb squad called.
Definition of squad from the Collins English Dictionary
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