Definition of SAS abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌes eɪ ˈes//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌes eɪ ˈes//
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Special Air Service (a group of highly trained soldiers in Britain who are used on very secret or difficult military operations) Culture Members of the SAS are trained in skills such as parachuting, climbing and shooting accurately. They are well known for their ability to surprise groups of terrorists by attacking them very quickly.