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"firearm" in British English

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firearmnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪər.ɑːm/  us   /ˈfaɪr.ɑːrm/ formal
a ​gun that can be ​carriedeasily: He was ​foundguilty of ​possessing an ​unlicensed firearm.
(Definition of firearm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firearm" in American English

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firearmnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑɪərˌɑrm/
a ​gun that can be ​carriedeasily: Pistols and ​revolvers are firearms.
(Definition of firearm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firearm”
in Arabic سِلاح ناري صَغير…
in Korean 화기…
in Portuguese arma de fogo…
in Catalan arma de foc…
in Japanese 小火器…
in Chinese (Simplified) (便携式)火器,枪支…
in Turkish ateşli silah, tabanca…
in Russian огнестрельное оружие…
in Chinese (Traditional) (可攜式)火器,槍支…
in Italian arma da fuoco…
in Polish broń palna…
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