Definition of strike force in English:

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strike force

Pronunciation: /ˈstrīk ˌfôrs/

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
A 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.

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Syllabification: strike force

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