Meaning of “anti-aircraft” in the English Dictionary

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"anti-aircraft" in British English

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anti-aircraftadjective

uk /ˌæn.tiˈeə.krɑːft/ us /ˌæn.t̬iˈer.kræft/

Anti-aircraft weapons, equipment, or activities are intended to destroy or defend against enemy aircraft:

an anti-aircraft missile/gun/weapon
anti-aircraft defences/fire

(Definition of “anti-aircraft” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)