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English definition of “bullet”

bullet

noun [C]     /ˈbʊlɪt/
B2 a small, metal object that is fired from a gun: a bullet wound Bullets and cartridges
(Definition of bullet noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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