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bulletnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʊl.ɪt/ us   /ˈbʊl.ɪt/
B2 a small, metal object that is shot from a gun: A bullet had lodged in the boy's leg.

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bulletnoun [C]

us   /ˈbʊl·ɪt/
a small, metal object that is fired from a gun
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Translations of “bullet”
in Korean 총알…
in Arabic رَصاصة…
in Malaysian peluru…
in French balle…
in Russian пуля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子彈, 專案符號(通常為小黑圓點)…
in Italian pallottola, proiettile…
in Turkish mermi, kurşun…
in Polish kula…
in Spanish bala…
in Vietnamese đạn…
in Portuguese bala…
in Thai กระสุนปืน…
in German die Gewehrkugel…
in Catalan bala…
in Japanese 銃弾, 弾丸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子弹, 项目符号(通常为小黑圆点)…
in Indonesian peluru…
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