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Record 1 1999-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Emergency Management
  • Military Police
DEF

A condition or period of darkness in a town, city, or military installation imposed as a precaution against air raids.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion des urgences
  • Police militaire
DEF

Masquage ou interruption de toute lumière en vue d'éviter de signaliser sa position à l'ennemi [...]

OBS

«occultation» : l'emploi de ce terme est recommandé par le Ministère de la défense de la France.

OBS

«black-out» : L'usage de ce terme est déconseillé par le Ministère de la défense de la France.

Spanish

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