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1‘the regiment was fighting somewhere in France’
unit, outfit, force
army, group, corps, division, brigade, battalion, squadron, company, commando, battery, platoon, section, crew, detachment, contingent, band, legion, cohort
1‘every aspect of their life is strictly regimented’
organize, order, systematize, control, manipulate, regulate, manage, discipline, keep a tight rein on, bring into line, rule with a rod of iron
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.