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Definition of team noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a group of people who play a particular game or sport against another group of people a football/baseball, etc. team a team event (= one played by groups of people rather than individual players) Whose team are you on? The team is not playing very well this season.
  2. 2a group of people who work together at a particular job the sales team a team leader/member A team of experts has/have been called in to investigate. We have a team of eight working on product development.
  3. 3two or more animals that are used together to pull a cart, etc.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: team