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1‘the village cricket team’
group, squad, side, band, bunch, company, party, gang, selection, crew, troupe, Set, line-up, array
body, corps, cadre, partnership, alliance, working party, posse
2‘a team of horses’
pair, span, yoke, duo, Set, rig, tandem
1‘the horses are teamed in pairs’
harness, yoke, saddle, bridle, hitch up, couple
2‘for the long, lean look, team a loose-fitting T-shirt with a pair of matching shorts’
match, coordinate, complement, pair up
3‘you could team up with another artist to produce a larger exhibition’
join forces, collaborate, get together, come together, band together, work together
unite, combine, cooperate, merge, link, ally, associate, amalgamate, integrate, fraternize, form an alliance, pool resources, club together
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