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antitank

[ an-tee-tangk, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈtæŋk, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective Military.

designed for use against tanks or other armored vehicles: antitank gun.

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Origin of antitank

First recorded in 1915–20; anti- + tank
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British Dictionary definitions for antitank

antitank
/ (ˌæntɪˈtæŋk) /

adjective

designed to immobilize or destroy armoured vehiclesantitank weapons Abbreviation: ATK
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