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crew

crew

 
 
pronunciation:
kru
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of people working together to perform a joint function.
The road crew finished putting a new surface on the highway.He'll be joining the welding crew for this project.
similar words:
gang, outfit, party, shift, staff, team
definition 2: the personnel working aboard a ship or an airplane.
Many of the ship's crew survived the attack and were rescued, but the captain went down with the ship.The pilot gave instructions to the crew.
similar words:
outfit
definition 3: a team of people who handle the oars in a racing shell, or the sport of racing in such shells.
We loved to watch crew on the Charles River.
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