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squad

Sport a number of players from which a team is to be selected

Squad

 

a military unit of from six to 12 persons.

Squads are found in the armed forces of most countries. They are a constituent part of a platoon, including motorized rifle (infantry), reconnaissance, combat engineer, and signal platoons. A squad is usually commanded by a sergeant. In battle the squad ordinarily operates as part of a platoon, but sometimes it may also carry out independent missions (for example, in reconnaissance and for security on the march and in bivouac).

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He said that before the formation of the squad, the building department had to adopt lengthy procedure to demolish the illegal construction which led to stay orders but now, we decided to establish the squad which will take action immediately without wasting time.
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Adamson Pep Squad had an impeccable dance routine that it complemented with differing lifts and tosses that blended perfectly with VST and Company's laid-back disco music.
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Outlining his plans for his squad, Gatland said: "We will probably cut it to 36, maybe 37 or 38 initially after the first warm-up game because from then it's a real focus on the rugby.