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antipersonnel

[‚an·tē‚pərs·ən′el]
(ordnance)
Applied to bombs, mines, and missiles designed to kill, wound, or obstruct people. Abbreviated apers.
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It called on our government to take a lead in getting other governments to declare a worldwide ban on anti-personnel weapons.
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1989); see also Louise Doswald-Beck and Gerald Cauderway, The Development of New Anti-Personnel Weapons, INT'L REV.