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human shield

División en sílabas: hu·man shield

Definición de human shield en inglés:

sustantivo

A person or group of people held near a potential target to deter attack.
Example sentences
  • Chechen rebels used ethnic Russian civilians as human shields during the brutal war in Chechnya.
  • Iraq largely used voluntary human shields to immunize targets that were part of its infrastructure.
  • They fight out of uniform, use human shields and routinely launch attacks against civilians.

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