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human shieldnoun [C]

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a ​person or ​group of ​peoplekept in a ​particularplace in ​order to ​stop an ​enemy from ​attacking that ​place: Military ​bases were ​protected by ​capturedenemysoldiers who were ​housed there as a ​humanshield.
(Definition of human shield from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “human shield”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人体盾牌,人肉盾牌…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人體盾牌,人肉盾牌…
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