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

 

SWAT team

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(especially US English) The police
 
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a group of police officers who are especially trained to deal with violent situations. SWAT stands for ‘Special Weapons and Tactics’. See related entries: The police Word Origin 1980s: acronym from Special Weapons and Tactics.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: SWAT team