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One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.

gun′run′ning n.


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


(ˈgʌnˌrʌn ɪŋ)

the smuggling of weapons into a country.
gun′run`ner, n.
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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


[ˈgʌnˌrʌnɪŋ] Ncontrabando m or tráfico m de armas


[ˈgʌnˌrʌnɪŋ] ntraffico or contrabbando d'armi
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