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smoking gunnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsmoʊ·kɪŋ ˈɡʌn/
information that ​proves who ​committed a ​crime: The ​tapesprovidedprosecutors with the smoking gun they ​needed.
(Definition of smoking gun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “smoking gun”
in Chinese (Simplified) 确凿的罪证…
in Chinese (Traditional) 確鑿的罪證…
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