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English definition of “point-blank”

point-blank

adverb [before noun], adjective (CLOSE)    /ˌpɔɪntˈblæŋk/
describes shooting from a gun that is fired from extremely close to the target or when almost touching it: Two bullets were fired into the car at point-blank range. a point-blank shotGunsCloseness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of point-blank adverbadjective (CLOSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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