Definition of A-team in English:
A group of elite soldiers or the top advisers or other staff in an organization.
- This was the largest number of A-teams in the field for one operation, surpassing the total number of ODAs engaged at any one time during the Vietnam War-about 85.
- In one incident, a U.S. Special Forces A-team, accompanied by a Canadian reconnaissance squadron, encountered a group of Somalis who had been wounded in an earlier clash.
- You'll meet an A-team, a very special group of special forces soldiers here doing a very difficult mission.
1970s: from sports terminology in which an organization's A-team is its best team.
Definition of A-team in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan