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shootingnoun

uk   /ˈʃuː.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈʃuː.t̬ɪŋ/
B2 [U] the act of shooting bullets from guns or other weapons: We heard some shooting in the night.
B2 [C] an occasion when someone is injured or killed by a bullet shot from a gun: There have been a number of shootings in the capital this week.
[U] the sport of shooting animals or birds: pheasant/grouse shooting He goes shooting most weekends.

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shootingadjective

uk   /ˈʃuː.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈʃuː.t̬ɪŋ/ Indian English
(Definition of shooting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shootingnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈʃu·t̬ɪŋ/
the act of firing a gun or other weapon: [U] She heard shooting in the distance.
A shooting is also an occasion on which someone is injured or killed by a bullet fired from a gun.
(Definition of shooting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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