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posse

US [ˈpɑsi]
UK [ˈpɒsi]
  • n.一群;(美国旧时由县治安官调集、协助捉拿罪犯的)地方武装团队
  • Web武装队;一队;波塞
Plural Form:posses  
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n.
1.
(informal)
一群,一队,一伙(有共同之处的人)a group of people who are similar in some way, or who spend time together
a little posse of helpers
一小伙帮忙的人
2.
(美国旧时由县治安官调集、协助捉拿罪犯的)地方武装团队(in the US in the past) a group of people who were brought together by a sheriff(= an officer of the law) in order to help him catch a criminal
3.
(informal)
(与毒品有关的)青年犯罪团伙a group of young men involved in crime connected with drugs

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