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chemical warfare

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
chemical warfareˌchemical ˈwarfare noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PMWmethods of fighting a war using chemical weapons
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chemical warfareThe outbreak of a new war made defence against chemical warfare agents once again an urgent problem.The only other type of mammal to employ chemical warfare is the duck-billed platypus.Unlike snakes, lizards have not specialised in chemical warfare.But the war was over, and the pressure to investigate chemical warfare agents disappeared.The Soviet Union's response has been a relentless increase in its chemical warfare capability.There was also the threat of chemical warfare.It was during the episode of Supersense on chemical warfare and trap strategy.
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