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Special Forces

noun
1.
U.S. Army personnel trained to organize, instruct, supply, and supervise indigenous forces engaged in guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency operations, and to themselves conduct unconventional warfare.
Also called Green Berets.
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British Dictionary definitions for Special Forces

special forces

plural noun
1.
élite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions
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Contemporary definitions for Special Forces
noun, adjective

See special ops

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