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platoon

noun

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a group of people working together on a task
  • will need a platoon of assistants to mount the display at the spring flower show

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The first known use of platoon was circa 1547

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“Platoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/platoon. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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