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pistolnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɪs.təl/ us   /ˈpɪs.təl/
a small gun that is held in and fired from one hand: a loaded pistol an automatic pistol
(Definition of pistol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pistolnoun [C]

us   /ˈpɪs·təl/
a small gun which can be held in and fired from one hand
(Definition of pistol from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pistol”
in Korean 권총…
in Arabic مُسَدَّس…
in Malaysian pistol…
in French pistolet…
in Russian пистолет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手槍…
in Italian pistola…
in Turkish tabanca…
in Polish pistolet…
in Spanish pistola…
in Vietnamese súng ngắn…
in Portuguese pistola…
in Thai ปืนพก…
in German die Pistole…
in Catalan pistola…
in Japanese ピストル, 拳銃…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手枪…
in Indonesian pistol…
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