anti-tank


anti-tank
.anti-'tank
adj
an anti-tank weapon is designed to destroy enemy ↑tanks

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • anti-tank — anti tankˈ (↑tank) adj(1) • • • Main Entry: ↑anti * * * anti tank UK US adjective designed to destroy tanks (=large military vehicles with big guns) Thesaurus: words used to describe weapons and explosives …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-tank — adjective designed to destroy TANKS (=large military vehicles with big guns) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • anti-tank — (A.T.) destructive to tanks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anti-tank — adjective an anti tank weapon is designed to destroy enemy tanks tank 1 (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • anti-tank — adj. Anti tank is used with these nouns: ↑gun, ↑mine, ↑missile, ↑rocket, ↑weapon …   Collocations dictionary

  • anti-tank — /ænti ˈtæŋk/ (say antee tangk) adjective designed for use against tanks or other armoured vehicles: anti tank gun …   Australian English dictionary

  • anti-tank — UK / US adjective designed to destroy tanks (= large military vehicles with big guns) …   English dictionary

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