antipersonnel

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adjective an·ti·per·son·nel \ˌan-tē-ˌpər-sə-ˈnel, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antipersonnel

  1. :  designed for use against military personnel an antipersonnel mine

1939

First Known Use of antipersonnel

1939


ANTIPERSONNEL Defined for English Language Learners

antipersonnel

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adjective an·ti·per·son·nel \ˌan-tē-ˌpər-sə-ˈnel, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antipersonnel for English Language Learners

  • : made to kill and injure people rather than to destroy buildings, vehicles, etc.

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