gunshot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “gunshot” in the English Dictionary

"gunshot" in British English

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gunshotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡʌn.ʃɒt/  us   /-ʃɑːt/
(the ​sound of) the ​shooting of a ​gun: I then ​heard what ​sounded like a gunshot in the ​hall. gunshot wounds
(Definition of gunshot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 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 ​bulletsshot from a ​gun: He ​suffered a gunshot ​wound in the ​thigh.
(Definition of gunshot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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