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Definition of "antipersonnel" []

  • Designed to inflict death or bodily injury rather than material destruction: antipersonnel grenades. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antipersonnel" in a sentence
  • "Q Well, until you redefine these formerly called antipersonnel mines as something else, those are the only mines that the military uses now that are smart, antipersonnel mines."
  • ""It is fitting that New Zealand ratify the Convention today alongside Belgium as both governments have impressive track records when it comes to cooperating and leading efforts to prevent civilian harm from weapons such as antipersonnel mines and cluster munitions," said Wareham."
  • "As Gideon had learned, some antipersonnel mines explode not when you step on them, but when you step off them."