Special Forces(redirected from Anti-terrorist unit)
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1. A military or paramilitary unit trained to carry out special operations.
2. Special Forces A branch of the US Army composed of soldiers trained in special operations.
(Military) elite, highly trained military forces, specially selected to work on difficult missions
U.S. Army personnel trained to instruct non-U.S. forces in guerrilla warfare.
US Army forces organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations with an emphasis on unconventional warfare capabilities. Also called SF.
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|Noun||1.||Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting|
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
Green Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces