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

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shootoutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃuːt.aʊt/  us   /ˈʃuːt̬-/

shootout noun [C] (guns)

a ​fight in which two ​people or two ​groups of ​peopleshoot at each other with ​guns

shootout noun [C] (football)

→  penalty shootout
(Definition of shootout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shootout" in American English

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shootoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃut̬ˌɑʊt/

shootout noun [C] (GUNS)

a ​fight using ​guns

shootout noun [C] (SPORTS)

a ​competition in making ​goals, used in some ​sports to ​decide who will ​win when a ​gameends with both ​teams having the same ​number of ​points
(Definition of shootout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shootout”
in Chinese (Simplified) (敌对双方)开枪决胜负,开枪解决问题…
in Chinese (Traditional) (敵對雙方)開槍決勝負,開槍解決問題…
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