Meaning of “gunshot” in the English Dictionary

"gunshot" in British English

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gunshotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡʌn.ʃɒt/ us /-ʃɑːt/

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

"gunshot" in American English

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gunshotnoun

us /ˈɡʌnˌʃɑt/

gunshot noun (SHOOTING)

[ C ] the shooting of a gun, or the sound this makes:

I hear gunshots in the forest sometimes.

gunshot noun (BULLETS)

[ U ] the bullets shot from a gun:

He suffered a gunshot wound in the thigh.

(Definition of “gunshot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)