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plastic bullet

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