Definition of A-team noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    ; NAmE
    [usually singular]
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  1. 1the best sports team in a school, club, etc.
  2. 2a group of the best workers, soldiers, etc.
  3. Word Origin 1970s: from sports terminology in which an organization's A-team is its best team.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: A-team