Definition of IED abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌaɪ iː ˈdiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaɪ iː ˈdiː//
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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 IED are being used in attacks on security forces. IEDs such as suicide and car bombs
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: IED