hit squad

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hit′ squad`

1. a team of hit men.
2. a group of political terrorists.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hit squad - a team of assassins
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
death squad - a clandestine military or paramilitary team who murder political dissidents or petty criminals (usually with the government's tacit approval)
Sparrow Unit - a hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines
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The Boxing Association of Kenya (BAK) president on Wednesday said that he was organising with a Cuban boxing official he met in Delhi during India's inaugural International Open Boxing tournament held recently for the Hit Squad to attend a three-week training camp.
Depending on availability of funds, the Hit Squad shall be traveling to Cuba to join the hosts United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Ethiopia.
The Scottish Hit Squad fighter is looking to bounce back after two losses at UFC209 and UFC Fight Night Glasgow.
But Duterte said DDS existed in Davao during the martial law regime to combat the 'SPARU' or the special partisan unit known as the hit squad of the New People's Army (NPA).
Mundek's group was an AK hit squad that assassinated German soldiers, as well as Polish and Ukrainian Nazi collaborators.
He claimed he had heard voices telling him he was being targeted by a hit squad.
Later in the episode, Thompson's hit squad goes after Salvatore Maranzano, who was called the Capo di Tutti Capithe boss of all bossesin an attempt to cut a deal with Lansky and Luciano.
CLAIMS that Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Al Fayad were killed by an SAS hit squad have been dismissed by detectives.
Mansfield, 72, claimed that the hit squad included photographers, drivers, former servicemen, and members of the SAS.
Peru: Peruvian court has cut the sentences of former president Alberto Fujimori s right-hand man, Vladimiro Montesinos, and of members of a secret army hit squad, officials said Friday.
Refaeli plays a seductress in the Israeli-French movie 'Kidon' - the fictious name given to the Mossad hit squad accused of being involved in the slaying of Hamas commander Mahmoud Al Mabhouh, who was found dead at Al Garhoud's Al Bustan Rotana Hotel on January 19, 2010.
Eric Bana (pictured) heads a fantastic cast as the leader of an Israeli hit squad, who are sent on a secret mission to assassinate suspects believed to be behind the murder of 11 athletes at the 1972 Olympics.