weapon of mass destruction

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weapon + of + mass destruction

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weapon of mass destruction (plural weapons of mass destruction)

  1. A chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or other weapon that is designed to cause death or serious injury to large numbers of civilians.

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  • WMD (abbreviation)

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