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crew

noun

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1 a group involved in secret or criminal activities
  • when one boy turned informant, the police were able to nab the drug kingpin and the rest of his crew

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2 a group of people working together on a task
  • we'll need the whole crew to stay late tomorrow

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The first known use of crew was in the 15th century

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“Crew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crew. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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