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expansion team

noun, Sports.
1.
a new team in a league, composed largely of players from established league teams and formed when the league expands its membership.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples from the web for expansion team
  • Instead, he didn't even make it through a season with the expansion team.
  • Jacobs has publicly denied that he wants to buy the expansion team, which was awarded this week.
  • The compliance measure will be made available to taxpayers who acquire an expansion team.
Contemporary definitions for expansion team
noun

a professional athletic team added to an established league

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