Meaning of “open fire” in the English Dictionary

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"open fire" in British English

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open firenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌəʊ.pən ˈfaɪər/ us /ˌoʊ.pən ˈfaɪr/

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

"open fire" in American English

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open fire

start shooting a gun:

Do not open fire until you hear the command.

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

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