(a) small group of soldiers working or being trained together （军队中的）班.
(b) group of people, eg athletes or sportsmen, working as a team 小队, 小组（如由运动员组成的）
*the Olympic squad, ie the athletes chosen to represent their country at the Olympic Games 参加奥林匹克运动会的国家代表队.
1600-1700; Language: French;Origin:
escouade, from escadre, from Italian
, from Vulgar Latin
a group of players from which a team will be chosen for a particular sports event the Italian World Cup squad
the police department responsible for dealing with a particular kind of crimedrugs/fraud/vice etc squad A controlled explosion was carried out by bomb squad officers.
a small group of soldiers working together as a unit a drill squadAmE
a group of cheerleader
→death squad, firing squad, flying squad
1. The squad leader was in the forefront of the fighting. 班长在战斗最前线。