Definition of Special Forces in English:

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Special Forces

noun

An elite force within the US Army specializing in guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency.
Example sentences
  • The missions take place in several different locations in today's world, with the players acting as members of military special forces units.
  • He spent five years in the army's special forces branch before being seconded to AIS for paramilitary operations.
  • A U.S. official told CNN that in fact an operation has taken place tonight involving U.S. special forces and Army Rangers.

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Syllabification: Spe·cial For·ces

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