from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A subunit of the Special Forces, usually consisting of 12 soldiers.
- n. Informal A group having a special mission, especially in a leadership role: "America is the A-team among nations, bursting with energy, courage and determination” ( Ronald Reagan).
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- n. A collection of the best talent.
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- n. a group of elite soldiers or a leadership group of advisors or workers in an organization
Informal name for A-detachment : a1, first in a series + detachment.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)