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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈhænd.ɡʌn/
a gun that can be held in one hand and does not need to be supported against the shoulder when you shoot with it
Translations of “handgun”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手槍…
in Russian легкое огнестрельное оружие…
in Turkish elde taşınabilir/tutulabilen silah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手枪…
in Polish pistolet…
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