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Synonyms for squadron
ˈskwɒd rən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squadron(noun)

    a cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms

  2. squadron(noun)

    an air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group

  3. squadron(noun)

    a naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sqn, squad, squadrons, wing, swarmer

How to pronounce squadron?

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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say squadron in sign language?

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How to use squadron in a sentence?

  1. Ben Hodges:

    By the end of ... 2015, we will have gotten all the equipment for a heavy brigade, that means three battalions plus a reconnaissance squadron, the artillery headquarters, engineers, and it will stay in Europe, you are talking about 150-ish, maybe 160 M1 tanks, M2 Bradley fighting vehicles, 24 self-propelled howitzers.

  2. Glen Philip:

    It really ranks as the number one strange save, the squadron has been involved in some hair-raising tasks. Most of our rescues are obviously boat or person related. This rescue was so different because we had to lasso the horse while keeping him as unstressed as possible.

  3. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    The Tornado squadrons have proved their worth in the air campaign because of the precision weapons they have and because of the reconnaissance and surveillance that they carry out when they're not striking, the Americans and other allies have particularly valued the contribution of the Tornado and that's why we are continuing the Tornado squadron for another year.

  4. Defense Ash Carter this week:

    The budget defers the A-10's final retirement until 2022, replacing it with F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on a squadron-by-squadron basis, so we'll always have enough aircraft for today's conflicts.

  5. The Coast Guard:

    A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact. ... Our thoughts and prayers are with Marine Corps helicopter squadron and particularly with families and loved ones of those missing.


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