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  • n. Plural form of weapon.

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Examples

  • His regime is morally indefensible, but your justification of continued military action in Libya on the basis of evidence that lies between the dubious and spurious brings to mind the phrase "weapons of mass destruction".

    Letters: Destabilised Libya will be ripe for al-Qaida

  • And the pace of the advance in weapons is still increasing.

    Philip Noel-Baker - Nobel Lecture

  • He helped make the term weapons of mass destruction something that was on the tip of everyone's tongue.

    Moments In Time

  • The only way we can start to demand (request?) that Iran give up ambitions to weapons is to stop pointing our nukes at them.

    Cheney Must Be Very Angry « Antiwar.com Blog

  • On one hand, you see young girls like Neda, who 14 -- for 30 years, they would go into the streets, they're beaten, they're taken into jail, they're humiliated for what I call the weapons of their mass destruction, which is their makeup or their hair showing.

    CNN Transcript Jun 24, 2009

  • ARENA: Investigators were pretty convinced that whoever the Anthrax killer was, that that person had to have a scientific background because the Anthrax was what they called weapons grade and very hard to make, Heidi.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2008

  • GERGES: I think the Americans, what the Bush administration is trying to do now is to capitalize on the American victory over Iraq in order to force Syria to accept America's demands, in relation to what I call weapons of mass destruction, in relation to the Arab-Israeli conflict, in relation not to play a role in Iraq and undermine the -- what I call the emerging new order in Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Apr 16, 2003

  • I should remark to you that the choice of your weapons is a circumstance much to be attended to: choose always those which your adversary cannot use.

    Letters for Literary Ladies: To Which is Added, An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification

  • On the same day that his government launched missiles at what it described as weapons facilities,

    Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines

  • Israel: Hezbollah storing weapons inside villages maps and aerial photographs Wednesday showing what it described as a weapons depots and command centers inside villages in south

    WN.com - Articles related to ENI announces energy venture with Egypt

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