Definition of “riot gear” - English Dictionary

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“riot gear” in British English

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riot gearnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈraɪ.ət ˌɡɪər/ us /ˈraɪ.ət ˌɡɪr/

the special clothes and equipment that the police use when they are dealing with a large violent group of people:

Police in riot gear broke up the protest.

(Definition of “riot gear” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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