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English definition of “shooting”

shooting

noun
 
 
/ˈʃuːtɪŋ/
KILLING/INJURY [C] B2 an occasion when someone is injured or killed by a bullet from a gun: a fatal shootingMurder and attempted murderKillingHandguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weapons
SPORT [U] the sport of firing bullets from guns, sometimes to kill animalsHunting
(Definition of shooting from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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