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English definition of “rifle”

rifle

noun [C]     /ˈraɪ.fl̩/
a type of gun with a long barrel (= part shaped like a tube), fired from the shoulder and designed to be accurate at long distancesHandguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
(Definition of rifle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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