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Definition of strike force in English:

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
1A military force equipped and organized for sudden attack.
Example sentences
  • The Rangers illustrated their lethality as an exceptionally competent Army strike force.
  • In 1998, London supported proposals for the construction of an independent European military strike force.
  • My biggest concern is to shape up our defence to clear balls as they come in and to attack the strike force of our opponents.
1.1 informal The forwards in a soccer team.
Example sentences
  • And completing the biggest strike force in football history is the Brazilian ace Ronaldo.
  • It is probably the oldest strike force in the league as he is approaching 53 and I'm not far behind him!
  • Ronaldo, of course, scored for the fifth time, which gives their team easily the most potent strike force in the competition.

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