plastic bullet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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plastic bulletnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​largebullet made of hard ​plastic that is ​intended to ​hurt but not ​killpeople
(Definition of plastic bullet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plastic bullet”
in Arabic طَلقة بلاستيكِيّة…
in Korean 플라스틱 탄환…
in Portuguese bala de borracha…
in Catalan bala de goma…
in Japanese プラスチック弾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塑料子弹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塑膠子彈…
in Italian pallottola di plastica…
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