Meaning of “chemical weapon” in the English Dictionary

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"chemical weapon" in British English

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chemical weaponnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkem.ɪ.kəl ˈwep.ən/ us /ˌkem.ɪ.kəl ˈwep.ən/

a substance, such as a poisonous gas rather than an explosive, that can be used to kill or injure people

(Definition of “chemical weapon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chemical weapon" in American English

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chemical weaponnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkem·ɪ·kəl ˈwep·ən/

a chemical substance, such as a gas, used as a weapon

(Definition of “chemical weapon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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