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battle group

noun

, U.S. Military.
  1. a planning or command unit within a division of the army.


battle group

noun

  1. a group of warships usu. consisting of at least one aircraft carrier, other surface ships, submarines, landing craft, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of battle group1

First recorded in 1950–55

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Example Sentences

President BIll Clinton also sent carrier battle groups close to Taiwanese waters in the late 1990s, in response to missile tests conducted by Beijing.

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Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine have revived a plan to form a joint battle group.

He pulled three dogs from the first battle group and hurled them on the new fighter.

There was enough there to outfit a battle group of competent psionics.

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