plural of cell
as in rooms
an area within a building that has been set apart from surrounding space by a wall a jail cell

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as in affiliates
a local unit of an organization his mission was to locate and infiltrate the terrorist cell that was believed to be hiding in the city

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“Cells.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cells. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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