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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfleetfleet1 /fliːt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TTWa group of ships, or all the ships in a navy the US seventh fleet2 GROUP OF THINGSa group of vehicles that are controlled by one companyfleet of a fleet of taxis
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fleetA year's preparation may have gone into the assembling of a fleet of warships and transport vessels.A fleet of more than 20 ambulances took the victims - believed to include several children - to hospital.Since then his fleet has swelled from 28 to 125, advertising products as disparate as detergent, pharmaceuticals and fans.We have the largest fleet of trucks in the state.The defect is said to be the first of its kind in Britain's fleet of nuclear-powered submarines.There are unconfirmed reports that the seventh fleet is moving into the area.The almighty dollar can rejuvenate the fleet of just about any airline.The ban was imposed on the grounds that dolphins were being killed by the tuna fleet.Transport workers are employed in all sectors of the economy, for example in manufacturing firms who operate vehicle fleets.