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English definition of “the MOD”

the MOD

noun     /ˌem.əʊˈdiː/ US  /-oʊ-/
abbreviation for the Ministry of Defence : the British government department that is responsible for defence , military activities , and the armed forces Government departments and organizationsThe armed forces generally
(Definition of the MOD noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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