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The Metropolitan Police said today it had not ruled out the use of baton rounds for the first time on the streets of Britain as London braced itself for yet another night of violence.
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
a small fish with sharp points along its back that lives in rivers
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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American definition and synonyms of baton round from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.