SWAT

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See also: swat, Swat, S.W.A.T., and S. W. A. T.

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SWAT

  1. (chiefly US, law enforcement) Special weapons and tactics. The area of expertise of police officers trained and equipped to neutralize armed or entrenched criminals.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used attributively before such nouns as team or squad.
  • While the specific meaning of the acronym applies only to the United States, the term is informally used in other countries to describe similar police teams.

Noun[edit]

SWAT (plural SWATs)

  1. (chiefly US, law enforcement) a SWAT team
    "This situation is out of control. We need a SWAT team," the policeman said.

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