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  • 1 squad — W3 [skwɔd US skwa:d] n [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: escouade, from escadre, from Italian squadra square , from Vulgar Latin exquadra; SQUARE2] 1.) a group of players from which a team will be chosen for a particular sports event ▪ the… …

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  • 2 squad — squad; squad·der; squad·rol; squad·ron; squad·roned; …

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  • 3 Squad D — is the title of a short story by Stephen King, which he wrote in the late 70s, but which remains unpublished to date. Main Plot Josh Bortman is the only surviving member of Squad D – he was in hospital on the day the other nine members ran afoul… …

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  • 4 Squad — ist das englische Wort für Gruppe, Kader oder Mannschaft. In der United States Army entspricht die Squad einer Untereinheit, die aus 8–12 Soldaten besteht und von einem Sergeant kommandiert wird. Jeweils 2 bis 4 Squads bilden ein Platoon. Das… …

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  • 5 squad — [ skwad ] noun count ** 1. ) a department in a police force that deals with a particular type of crime: the drugs squad 2. ) a small group of soldiers who do a particular job: the bomb squad 3. ) a sports team a ) BRITISH a large group of players …

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  • 6 squad — [skwäd] n. [Fr escouade < Sp escuadra or It squadra, a square, both < VL * exquadrare, to form into a square: see SQUARE, vt.] 1. a) a small group of soldiers assembled for inspection, duty, etc. b) the smallest military tactical unit,… …

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  • 7 Squad D — ist der Titel einer Kurzgeschichte von Stephen King, die dieser Ende der 70er Jahre schrieb, die aber bis heute unveröffentlicht blieb. Inhalt Josh Bortman ist das einzige Mitglied des Squad D (Trupp D), das noch am Leben ist. Er befand sich im… …

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  • 8 squad|dy — squad|die or squad|dy «SKWOD ee», noun, plural dies. British Informal. a member of a military or police squad …

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  • 9 Squad — (skw[o^]d), n. [F. escouade, fr. Sp. escuadra, or It. squadra, (assumed) LL. exquadrare to square; L. ex + quadra a square. See {Square}.] 1. (Mil.) A small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 10 Squad — Squad, n. Sloppy mud. [Prov. Eng.] Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 squad — index assemblage, band Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 squad — 1640s, small number of military men detailed for some purpose, from Fr. esquade, from M.Fr. escadre, from Sp. escuadra or It. squadra battalion, lit. square, from V.L. *exquadra (see SQUARE (Cf. square)). Until the introduction of automatic… …

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  • 13 squad — [n] team, crew band, battalion, company, division, force, gang, group, regiment, squadron, troop; concepts 322,365,417 …

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  • 14 squad — ► NOUN (treated as sing. or pl. ) 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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  • 15 Squad — For other uses, see Squad (disambiguation). Chain of Command of the British Army Unit Soldiers Commander Fireteam 4 …

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  • 16 squad — noun 1 police, soldiers, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ elite ▪ an elite combat squad ▪ anti terrorist (esp. BrE), bomb, bomb disposal (BrE), crime (esp. BrE), drug …

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  • 17 Squad XP — Infobox Website name=Squad XP caption=SquadXP.com: Girls, Games, Life, Fun! url=http://www.squadxp.com/ type= Social Gaming Community registration= Free owner= Squad XP LLC author= Kelly Gomes (K Rock XP) Carlos Noda (Rodder XP) launch… …

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  • 18 squad — 01. A military bomb [squad] was called to a suburban shopping mall today after an anonymous phone call was made to a radio station claiming a bomb had been planted in a department store there. 02. An elite anti terrorist [squad] has been called… …

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  • 19 squad — [[t]skwɒ̱d[/t]] ♦♦♦ squads 1) N COUNT: usu sing, usu supp N 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... The club is under… …

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  • 20 squad — noun (C) 1 a group of players from which a team will be chosen for a particular sports event: the Italian World Cup squad 2 the police department responsible for dealing with a particular kind of crime: drugs/fraud/vice squad: Officers of the… …

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