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tactical unit

noun

, Military.
  1. a group organized to function in combat as a self-contained unit.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of tactical unit1

First recorded in 1875–80

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Example Sentences

It was the tactical unit, that is, the troops maneuvered as regiments when in the presence of an enemy.

In defense, as in attack, the battalion is the tactical unit best suited to independent assignment.

The tactical unit was the set of fours and all movements were executed by wheeling these units.

The brigade is in Great Britain the administrative and tactical unit.

Battalion a tactical unit; duties and responsibilities of major.

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