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English definition of “anti-personnel”

anti-personnel

adjective [before noun]     /ˌæn.ti.pɜː.sənˈel/ US  /-t̬i.pɝː-/
describes weapons intended to kill or injure people rather than damage weapons or buildings : anti-personnel mines Arms and munitions in general
(Definition of anti-personnel adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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