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I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD.
David Kay

Meaning of "WMD" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES WMD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of WMD in the English dictionary

The definition of WMD in the dictionary is weapon of mass destruction.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WMD

WKND
WL
WLM
WLTM
Wm
wmk
WMO
WNW

WORDS THAT END LIKE WMD

AMD
DMD
FMD
HFMD
SMD
UMD
VMD
wet AMD

Synonyms and antonyms of WMD in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «WMD» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WMD

Find out the translation of WMD to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of WMD from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «WMD» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大规模杀伤性武器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

armas de destrucción masiva
570 millions of speakers

English

WMD
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामूहिक नरसंहार के हथियारों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أسلحة الدمار الشامل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ОМУ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

WMD
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

WMD
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ADM
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

WMD
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Massenvernichtungswaffen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大量破壊兵器
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대량 살상 무기 (WMD)
85 millions of speakers

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WMD
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

WMD
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேரழிவு ஆயுதங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

WMD
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

KİS
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

WMD
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

WMD
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ЗМЗ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ADM
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όπλων μαζικής καταστροφής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

WMD
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

WMD
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

WMD
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WMD»

The term «WMD» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.447 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WMD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about WMD

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3 QUOTES WITH «WMD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word WMD.
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David Kay
A great deal has been accomplished by the team, and I do think it important that it goes on and it is allowed to reach its full conclusion. In fact, I really believe it ought to be better resourced and totally focused on WMD; that that is important to do it.
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David Kay
I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD.
3
Daniel Okrent
I'm saying that the WMD reporting was not consciously evil. It was bad journalism, even very bad journalism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WMD»

Discover the use of WMD in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to WMD and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices
This first comprehensive overview of what scientists and scholars know about WMD terrorism clears away many of the misconceptions that surround this topic.
Stephen M. Maurer, 2009
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WMD Proliferation
The consequences of WMD proliferation on security sector reform
Fred Schreier autofilled, 2009
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WMD Machete
The Pan-American "Huckleberry Finn" for the Twenty-first Century, a memoir of the young author's struggle with two realities, one Anglo-Saxon and the other Hispanic.
Mark Plimsoll, 2011
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Technology for Combating WMD Terrorism: Proceedings of the ...
Much has been written on WMD terrorism, but few books present a systems approach to this problem. In this book, we present an integrated view of WMD terrorism.
P. Stopa, Zvonko Orahovec, 2004
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Review of the Department of Justice's Preparation to Respond ...
This review evaluated the readiness of the Dept. of Justice (DoJ) and its components to respond to a potential WMD incident.
Glenn A. Fine, 2010
6
Ultimate Wmd
A CIA team inside an archeological expedition discovers an enemy of Earth, with nuclear and supernatural power. Will the Devil Cthulu from planet R'lyeh unleash the Weapon of Mass Destruction? Or can a few humans close the door in time? .
Ray Emerson, 2004
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WMD Proliferation: Reforming the Security Sector to Meet the ...
The consequences of WMD proliferation on security sector reform
Fred Schreier, 2009
8
Globalization and WMD Proliferation: Terrorism, ...
This edited volume explores the relationship between the accelerating process of globalization and the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which is increasingly seen as the pre-eminent threat to international security.
James A. Russell, James J. Wirtz, Professor of National Security Affairs James J Wirtz, 2009
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WMD, Nukes and Nuns
Three nuns were arrested in 2002 and sent to jail for protesting against AmericaOCOs own nuclear WMDs OCo even as the Bushites were seizing on OC WMDOCO as a rationale for starting the war in Iraq.
William Strabala, 2006
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Are We Prepared? Four WMD Crises That Could Transform U.S. ...
Originally focusing on threats to the military, the WMD Center now also applies its expertise and body of research to the challenges of homeland security. The center's mandate includes research, education, and outreach.
‎2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WMD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term WMD is used in the context of the following news items.
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Worms WMD announced
It's been over a month since Team 17 last announced a Worms game, and so Team 17 has announced another Worms game. This one is called Worms WMD. «PC Gamer, Jul 15»
2
Hardball: Did Mike Morell Just Accidentally Expose Dick Cheney's …
Hardball: Did Mike Morell Just Accidentally Expose Dick Cheney's WMD Lie? MSNBC's Chris Matthews and his panelists react to Matthews' shocking interview ... «RealClearPolitics, May 15»
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Judith Miller on Her False WMD Reports: 'I Don't Feel Guilty'
Touting her memoir, tastefully outfitted with the simple and Oprah-ready title “The Story: A Reporter's Journey” (no WMD's to be found on this book cover, either), ... «Truthdig, Apr 15»
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Judith Miller: 'No senior official spoon-fed me a line about WMD'
Judith Miller, the correspondent whose mistaken reporting on Saddam Hussein's supposed weapons of mass destruction (WMD) program routinely decorated ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
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Engility wins $38M contract to support anti-WMD system
Engility has won a $38 million contract to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's cloud-based Constellation Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction ... «Washington Technology, Jan 15»
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Iraq's WMD: The Shameless New York Times Moves the Goalposts
A former Iraqi general, Georges Sada, who met with members of Congress, has long claimed Saddam Hussein moved tons of WMD by land and air into Syria ... «Town Hall, Oct 14»
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John Howard 'embarrassed' by failed WMD intelligence on Iraq
Asked about his reaction to revelations Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction as the US president George W. Bush had claimed, Mr Howard said he ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Sep 14»
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DOD Broadens, Updates Strategy for Countering WMD
In a constrained fiscal environment, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wrote in the report's foreword, the department is focusing on preventing WMD acquisition ... «Department of Defense, Jun 14»
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Pennsylvania Student Proves You Could Buy Ingredients for a WMD
A Pennsylvania college student was busted for building a WMD with ingredients he told police he bought on Amazon. The e-tail giant took the chemicals offline ... «Daily Beast, Jan 14»
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Will the world believe the West's evidence of Syria's WMD use?
Hans Blix, who was the U.N.'s chief weapons inspector in Iraq from 2000 to 2003, says the WMD issue is a "poor excuse" for a foreign military intervention in ... «The Week Magazine, Aug 13»

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