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Definition of IED abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

IED

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abbreviation
NAmE//ˌaɪ i ˈdi//
 
 
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improvised explosive device(a bomb made and used by people who are not members of the military forces of a country) Various types of IEDs are being used in attacks on security forces. IEDs such as suicide bombs and car bombs
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: IED