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1. Sports & Games
a. A group on the same side, as in a game.
b. The members of a team who are actively playing at a given time: After a stellar performance in last week's game, the shooting guard was promoted to the starting team.
2. A group organized for work or activity: a team of engineers.
a. Two or more draft animals used to pull a vehicle or farm implement.
b. A vehicle along with the animal or animals harnessed to it.
4. A group of animals exhibited or performing together, as horses at an equestrian show.
5. A brood or flock.
v. teamed, team·ing, teams
1. To harness or join together so as to form a team.
2. To transport or haul with a draft team.
1. To form a team or an association. Often used with up.
2. To drive a team or truck.

[Middle English tem, team of draft animals, from Old English tēam; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]
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* Teaming with their industry/government counterparts.
House and Hayes (2002) argued that professional school counselors are uniquely trained with skills of teaming and collaboration and can play a central role in advocating for programs and policies that ensure academic success for all students.
Our intent is to help leaders understand the stages and considerations in the process of teaming, the significant role the leader plays in establishing organizational and team norms, and how to use conversations to teach important values needed to grow the desired culture.