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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “the MoD”

the MoD

noun [S, + sing/pl verb]    
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 English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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