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mineproof Line breaks: mine|proof
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪnpruːf/

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Definition of mineproof in English:


Strong enough to resist the effects of blast from a mine: within five minutes a mineproof vehicle had arrived at the scene
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  • A body armour firm in Westcliff has landed a £500,000 deal to supply UN aid workers with the latest in body armour, helmets and mine-proof car mats.
  • The delay in getting armoured vehicles, including mine-proof Warthogs and Ridgebacks, is certain to hamper operations.
  • The 12-ton, mine-proof Cougar is US built and carries 16 men.
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