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IEDnoun [C]

uk   /ˌaɪ.iːˈdiː/  us   /ˌaɪ.iːˈdiː/
abbreviation for improvised explosive device: a type of bomb made and used by people who are not members of an official army, etc.: Their truck was blown up by an IED.
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