armoured personnel carrier

noun
(military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
Hypernyms: ↑armored vehicle, ↑armoured vehicle

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ˌarmoured personˈnel carrier 7 [armoured personnel carrier] (especially US ˌarmored personˈnel carrier) noun
a military vehicle used to transport soldiers

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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