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(Definition of crossfire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crossfirenoun [U]

 us   /ˈkrɔsˌfɑɪər/
the ​act of ​firingguns from two or more ​places at the same ​time, so that the ​paths of the ​bullets cross: Some ​civilians were ​caught in the crossfire.
(Definition of crossfire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crossfire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 交叉火力…
in Turkish çapraz ateş…
in Russian перекрестный огонь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交叉火力…
in Polish strzelanina, ogień krzyżowy…
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