HyperDic: special_air_service

English > 1 sense of the expression Special Air Service:
NOUNgroupSpecial Air Service, SASa specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
English > Special Air Service: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups).
SynonymSAS
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroadercommandoAn amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
SpanishServicio Aéreo Especial
CatalanSpecial Air Service

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