Definition of bioweapon in English:


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  • A harmful biological agent used as a weapon of war.
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    • Among the civilians, 30,000 died from firepower, 25,000 were injured and another 30,000 died from the poison gas and bacterial bioweapons.
    • No chemical weapons and no bioweapons in sight - only leaky pipes and empty vaccine bottles.
    • The genetic engineering of infectious agents for use in bioweapons is nothing new.

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