friendly fire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “friendly fire” in the English Dictionary

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friendly firenoun [U]

uk   us   specialized
during a ​war, ​shooting that is ​hitting you from ​your own ​side, not from the ​enemy: Three ​soldiers were ​killed by ​friendlyfire when a ​mortarbombhittheirtruck.
(Definition of friendly fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “friendly fire”
in Chinese (Simplified) (战争中)误伤自己人的火力,来自友军的炮火…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戰爭中)誤傷自己人的火力,來自友軍的炮火…
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