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noun  us   /ˈɡʌnˌʃɑt/

gunshot noun (SHOOTING)

[C] the shooting of a gun, or the sound this makes: I hear gunshots in the forest sometimes.

gunshot noun (BULLETS)

[U] the bullets shot from a gun: He suffered a gunshot wound in the thigh.
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