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anti-personnel Line breaks: anti-person¦nel
Pronunciation: /antipəːsəˈnɛl/

Definition of anti-personnel in English:


(Of weapons, especially bombs) designed to kill or injure people rather than to damage buildings or equipment.
Example sentences
  • To reduce or eliminate the use of certain weapons that are indiscriminate in character, such as anti-personnel landmines.
  • Smoke and CS grenades can be used to flush out men in cellars and sewers, while white phosphorous grenades can be used to create smoke or as an anti-personnel weapon.
  • The rather more rare anti-personnel rockets will spew out fragments up to 30 feet or more.
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