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gun·run·ner

 (gŭn′rŭn′ər)
n.
One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.

gun′run′ning n.

gunrunning

(ˈɡʌnˌrʌnɪŋ)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the smuggling of guns and ammunition or other weapons of war into a country
ˈgunˌrunner n

gun•run•ning

(ˈgʌnˌrʌn ɪŋ)

n.
the smuggling of weapons into a country.
[1880–85]
gun′run`ner, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunrunning - the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally
smuggling - secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
Translations

gunrunning

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnɪŋ] Ncontrabando m or tráfico m de armas

gunrunning

[ˈgʌnˌrʌnɪŋ] ntraffico or contrabbando d'armi
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