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anti-personnel

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌæn.ti.pɜː.sənˈel/ us    /-t̬i.pɝː-/
Anti-personnel weapons are weapons that are intended to kill or injure people rather than damage weapons or buildings: anti-personnel mines
Translations of “anti-personnel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (武器)用於殺傷人的, 殺傷性的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (武器)用于杀伤人的, 杀伤性的…
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