anti-aircraft


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anti-aircraft

(ˌæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft)
n
(Military) (modifier) of or relating to defence against aircraft attack: anti-aircraft batteries.
Translations

anti-aircraft

[ˈæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft] ADJ [gun] → antiaéreo

anti-aircraft

[ˈæntɪˈɛəkrɑːft] adj (gun) → contraereo/a, antiaereo/a

anti-aircraft

(ӕntiˈeəkraːft) adjective
used against enemy aircraft. anti-aircraft defences.
References in classic literature ?
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BEIRUT: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday Iran had delivered a number of SA-22 anti-aircraft and Yakhont anti-ship missiles to Hezbollah in Lebanon to target Israel, and vowed to "act" to prevent future weapons transfers.
an Israeli reconnaissance plane overflew Riyaq region in the Central Bekaa and army units in the area responded by opening anti-aircraft fire," the army's statement said on Thursday, Xinhua reported.
In the frenzy, Qatar received much of the blame for the presence of the anti-aircraft missiles in the hands of the radical group.
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Pakistan makes its own version of Chinese shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles, known as Anza, and anti-tank rockets-- both of which Riyadh is trying to get for the rebels, said the source, who is close to Saudi decision-makers, requesting anonymity.
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