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snip·er

 (snī′pər)
n.
1. A skilled military shooter detailed to spot and pick off enemy soldiers from a concealed place.
2. One who shoots at other people from a concealed place.
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sniper

(ˈsnaɪpə)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a rifleman who fires from a concealed place, esp a military marksman who fires from cover usually at long ranges at individual enemy soldiers
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snip•er

(ˈsnaɪ pər)
n.
a person who shoots at individuals from a concealed or distant position.
[1820–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sniper - a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed placesniper - a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
crack shot, marksman, sharpshooter - someone skilled in shooting
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Translations
قَنّاص
střelec ze zálohy
snigskytte
tarkka-ampuja
snajperist
orvlövész
leyniskytta
strelec zo zálohy
keskin nişancıpusudan ateş eden kişi
bắn tỉa

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpəʳ] Nfrancotirador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpər] n (= marksman) → tireur m embusqué
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sniper

nHeckenschütze m/-schützin f; sniper-fireHeckenschützenfeuer nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sniper

[ˈsnaɪpəʳ] nfranco tiratore m, cecchino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

snipe

(snaip) : snipe at
to shoot at (someone) from a hidden position. The rebels were sniping at the government troops.
ˈsniper noun
The soldier was shot by a sniper.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The concept could be summed up as "one shot, one kill." From 1989 to 1994, I was responsible for the FOFA programs.
Sasser is a former Green Beret and author of One Shot, One Kill and other military nonfiction titles.
We say 'one shot, one kill,' but it's more or less 'one shot and make a good adjustment to get a kill.' It takes a lot of practice to get to the point where you can get that way," Smith said.

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