expansion team

noun Sports.
a new team in a league, composed largely of players from established league teams and formed when the league expands its membership.

Origin:
1965–70

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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.
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