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weapons of mass destruction

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishweapons of mass destructionˌweapons of ˌmass deˈstruction noun [plural]  chemical, nuclear, or biological weapons that are very powerful and could kill a lot of people or destroy large areas. This expression is used especially by politicians and news reporters to talk about weapons that are held by countries which are considered to be a threat to world peace.
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