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CS gas

noun [U] uk   /ˌsiː.esˈɡæs/ us  
a gas that causes painful breathing and tears, used by the army or police to control a person or crowd in a violent situation
Translations of “CS gas”
in Chinese (Traditional) 催淚性毒氣,催淚瓦斯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 催泪性毒气,催泪瓦斯…
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