handgun Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"handgun" in British English

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handgunnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhænd.ɡʌn/
a ​gun that can be ​held in one ​hand and does not need to be ​supported against the ​shoulder when you ​shoot with it
(Definition of handgun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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handgunnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhændˌɡʌn/
a ​smallgun that is ​held in one ​hand when ​fired
(Definition of handgun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “handgun”
in Chinese (Simplified) 手枪…
in Turkish elde taşınabilir/tutulabilen silah…
in Russian легкое огнестрельное оружие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手槍…
in Polish pistolet…
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