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English definition of “crossfire”

crossfire

noun [U]     /ˈkrɒs.faɪər/ US  /ˈkrɑːs.faɪr/
bullets fired towards you from different directions: One boat of refugees was caught in (the) naval crossfire and sunk.Guns
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