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English definition of “the MOD”

the MOD

noun uk   /ˌem.əʊˈdiː/ us    /-oʊ-/
abbreviation for the Ministry of Defence: the British government department that is responsible for defence, military activities, and the armed forcesGovernment departments and organizationsThe armed forces generally
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