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human shield
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)jumən ʃild/

Translation of human shield in Spanish:

noun

  • 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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