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English definition of “shot”

shot

noun (DRUG)    /ʃɒt/ US  /ʃɑːt/
a shot of sth informal the amount of a drug that is put into the body by a single injection: The doctor gave him a shot of morphine.Medicine in different formsDrugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of shot noun (DRUG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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