Meaning of “submachine gun” in the English Dictionary

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"submachine gun" in British English

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submachine gunnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌsʌb.məˈʃiːŋ ɡʌn/ us /ˌsʌb.məˈʃiːŋ ɡʌn/

a type of automatic gun that is light enough to be carried easily

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

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