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"artillery" in British English

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artillerynoun [U]

uk   /ɑːˈtɪl.ər.i/  us   /ɑːrˈtɪl.ɚ-/
very ​largeguns that are ​moved on ​wheels or ​metaltracks, or the ​part of the ​army that uses these: Naval ​gunfire and ground-based artillery are ​generally less ​accurate than many aircraft-borne ​weapons.
(Definition of artillery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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artillerynoun [U]

 us   /ɑrˈtɪl·ə·ri/
largeguns that are moved on ​wheels or ​metaltracks, or the ​part of an ​army that uses these: He ​served as an artillery ​officer.
(Definition of artillery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “artillery”
in Korean 대포…
in Arabic مَدفَعيّة…
in Malaysian meriam, pasukan penembak…
in French artillerie…
in Russian артиллерия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 炮,大炮, 炮兵(部隊)…
in Italian artiglieria…
in Turkish top…
in Polish artyleria…
in Spanish artillería…
in Vietnamese pháo, pháo binh…
in Portuguese artilharia…
in Thai ปืนใหญ่, ทหารปืนใหญ่…
in German die Artillerie…
in Catalan artilleria…
in Japanese 大砲…
in Chinese (Simplified) 炮,大炮, 炮兵(部队)…
in Indonesian senjata berat, pasukan artileri, meriam…
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