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strike force

noun

Simple Definition of strike force

  • : a military force that is ready to attack

  • : a team of federal agents assigned to investigate organized crime in a specific area

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of strike force

  1. 1 :  an armed force equipped to deliver a strong offensive or retaliatory blow

  2. 2 :  a team of federal agents assigned to investigate organized crime in a specific area

1955

First Known Use of strike force

1955


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