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search party

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsearch partyˈsearch ˌparty noun [countable]  LOOK FORa group of people who are organized to look for someone who is missing or lost Let’s get going or they’ll send out a search party.
Examples from the Corpus
search partyWhen they did not return that night, Richard led a search party for them at first light the following morning.A search party fanned the countryside.A search party found him the next day, dead from exposure.The problem was making her presence known to any search party.I kept that up until dawn, when the search party returned, Esmerelda-less, then I let myself go to sleep.
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