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noun troop pronunciation in British English /truːp/ 
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singulartroop
pluraltroops

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  1. 1

    troops

    [plural] soldiers, especially in large numbers

    They would send in troops if the situation got worse.

    1. a.
      [countable] a group of soldiers

      His troop was ordered to move to the front line.

      troop movements/reductions

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