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English definition of “gun”

gun

noun [C]     /ɡʌn/
B1 a weapon that you fire bullets out ofGuns
→ See also machine gun, jump the gun, stick to your guns
(Definition of gun noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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