A team

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A team (plural A teams)

  1. (sports) The best of a set of teams in a single club.
    The A team are playing away this Saturday.
  2. (informal) The group or team which performs its work most effectively; a very good team.
    It looks like the A team are on duty tonight - I've never seen the hall cleared so quickly!

Usage notes[edit]

In sports, teams are often labeled, A team, B team, C team, etc. or 1st, 2nd 3rd. In informal usage, only "A team" is used.