Definition of armored personnel carrier in English:

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armored personnel carrier

Pronunciation: /ˈärmərd ˈˌpərs(ə)nˈˌel ˈkerēər/

noun

An armored military vehicle used to transport troops.
Example sentences
  • Roving tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, artillery pieces, and mortars are key to enhancing the aggressiveness of defense.
  • Infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, and tanks can be used to evacuate them.
  • Battle tanks, armoured personnel carriers and other assorted military vehicles headed north and the lights of Iraq could be seen in the distance.

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Syllabification: ar·mored per·son·nel car·ri·er

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