personnel carrier

noun
a military vehicle (usually armored) for transporting military personnel and their equipment

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noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
: a vehicle with thick, strong walls that is used for transporting military workers and their equipment

armored personnel carriers

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ˌpersonˈnel carrier [personnel carrier] noun
a military vehicle for carrying soldiers

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