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"bomber" in British English

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bombernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɒm.ər/  us   /ˈbɑː.mɚ/
  • bomber noun [C] (PERSON)

B2 a ​person who uses ​bombs: Rajiv Gandhi is ​believed to have been ​killed by a suicide bomber (= a ​person who ​carries a ​bomb on ​theirbody).

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  • bomber noun [C] (AIRCRAFT)

C2 an ​aircraft that ​dropsbombs: The ​invasion on ​land was ​supported by bombers in the ​air.
(Definition of bomber from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bomber" in American English

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bombernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑm·ər/
a ​person who makes or ​explodesbombs A bomber is also an ​aircraftdesigned to ​carry and ​dropbombs.
(Definition of bomber from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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