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troop

 
 
pronunciation:
trup
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group or gathering of people, animals, or things.
A troop of workers crossed the road.
similar words:
multitude, party
definition 2: (plural) soldiers.
We sent thousands of troops to war.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: troops, trooping, trooped
definition: to travel in a group or throng.
The baboons trooped into the forest and climbed the trees.The students trooped into the museum behind their teacher.
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