Definition of 'troop'
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Troops marched to the sound of military music. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But clashes erupted between rebels and government troops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No charges have been brought against American troops for what happened that day. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A troop of our cavalry recaptured the camels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The advancing troops reached the German front line to find the wire cut to pieces and the trenches in ruins. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is intended for use at a range of three to six metres to knock enemy troops out of action without putting civilian lives at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, they depicted the lonely troops in real time, trudging to the next trench in the torn up countryside of an unfamiliar country. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Russia's global power on the basis of the projection of military power, he has to maintain his costly programme of military modernisation and troop deployment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Troops have moved in and taken over one stretch of the safety zone. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Six others troops in the back were injured. The Sun (2013)The former official said that the special operations troops were highly effective. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Russian troops landed in transport aircraft and deployed. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)There would be western casualties and the possibility that ground troops would have to be brought in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Troops marched through the empty streets and others lined the route. The Sun (2011)He denied government troops had been behind the killings. The Sun (2011)You could jump into any vehicle and the enemy troops were spookily intelligent. The Sun (2009)Ground troops rely on artillery support and patrols regularly call in extra firepower to take out known insurgents. The Sun (2010)Press packs trooped through their house. Times, Sunday Times (2012)During the war, he preached often to his troops. Christianity Today (2000)There were reports of fresh French troops. Times, Sunday Times (2015) American troops would be withdrawn from Europe within two years. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)US special operations troops are involved in the other countries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The basic tactical and administrative units of those forces were the regiment and troop for the cavalry and the battalion and company for the foot. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)He is dubious about suggestions that a big new deployment of troops may be necessary to maintain momentum in the fight against the Taleban. Times, Sunday Times (2008) BRITISH troops are being pulled out of the Afghan badlands two months early. The Sun (2014)At least 35,000 young people are on waiting lists as the organisation allegedly struggles to recruit enough adults to run Scout troops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'troop'
British English: troop VERB
If people troop somewhere, they walk there in a group, often in a sad or tired way.
They all trooped back to the house for a rest.
Definition of troop from the Collins English Dictionary
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