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noun [countable] gang pronunciation in American English /ɡæŋ/
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  1. 1
    a group of young people who spend time together and often cause trouble

    A gang called the Bloods has been terrorizing people in the South Bronx.

    He asked me to join his gang.

    a study of Chicago street gangs

  2. 2
    a group of criminals working together
    gang of:

    a gang of thieves

  3. 3
    informal a group of friends, especially young people

    Do you want to go to the movies with the gang tonight?


a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars

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