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noun as in group of ships

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He produced for the airlines awaiting delivery of 747 fleets sketches of the possibilities.

As the British and U.S. air forces built huge fleets of bombers the tables turned.

Nobody wants to know the answer to this more than the airlines that operate fleets of Boeing 777s.

There is not an inexhaustible supply of experienced pilots to operate these fleets.

And across the U.S. fleets there are many stages of technical sophistication between these two extremes.

Action between the Swedish and Russian fleets, in which the former were defeated with great loss.

Whole fleets of boats with illicit cargoes had been passing and repassing between Kent and Picardy.

Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.

Does anyone ever think nowadays of the horrors that were to be seen among the fleets not so very long ago?

The smack was well clear of the fleets and spinning along nicely to southward on a dark night, and Jack was at the wheel.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fleets, such as: armada, navy, squadron, flotilla, formation, and line.

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