fleet ( fleets plural )
1 n-count A fleet is a group of ships organized to do something together, for example to fight battles or to catch fish.
usu supp N
...restaurants supplied by local fishing fleets.
2 n-count A fleet of vehicles is a group of them, especially when they all belong to a particular organization or business, or when they are all going somewhere together. oft N of n With its own fleet of trucks, the company delivers most orders overnight...
Fleet Street is used to refer to British national newspapers and to the journalists who work for them. n-proper
He was the highest-paid sub-editor in Fleet Street., ...Fleet Street journalists.
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