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English definition of “fire”

fire

noun [U] (SHOOT)    /faɪər/ US  /faɪr/
C2 the shooting of guns or other weapons: The police opened fire on (= started shooting at) the protesters. The command was given to cease fire (= stop shooting). The city came under fire from anti-government forces last night.Guns
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