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submachine gun

noun [C] uk   us   /ˌsʌb.məˈʃiːŋ.ɡʌn/
a type of automatic gun that is light enough to be carried easily
Translations of “submachine gun”
in Chinese (Traditional) 衝鋒槍, 輕型自動槍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲锋枪, 轻型自动枪…
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