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Origin of team

before 900; Middle English teme (noun), Old English tēam child-bearing, brood, offspring, set of draft beasts; cognate with Dutch toom bridle, reins, German Zaum, Old Norse taumr

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OTHER WORDS FROM team

in·ter·team, adjectiveun·der·teamed, adjectiveun·teamed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for teaming

team
/ (tiːm) /

noun (sometimes functioning as plural)

verb

Word Origin for team

Old English team offspring; related to Old Frisian tām bridle, Old Norse taumr chain yoking animals together, Old High German zoum bridle
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