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gun·fight

 (gŭn′fīt′)
n.
A duel or battle with firearms.

gun′fight′er n.
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gunfight

(ˈɡʌnˌfaɪt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) chiefly US a fight between persons using firearms
ˈgunˌfighter n
ˈgunˌfighting n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

gun•fight

(ˈgʌnˌfaɪt)

n.
a battle between two or more people or groups using guns.
[1650–60]
gun′fight`er, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frightengunfight - a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
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Translations

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] Ntiroteo m
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

gunfight

[ˈgʌnfaɪt] néchange m de coups de feu
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gunfight

[ˈgʌnˌfaɪt] nscontro a fuoco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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NEW DELHI, May 12 (KUNA) -- Two militants were killed during a gunfight with security forces in Shopian district of north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian army sources said on Sunday.
Amman, May 3 (Petra)-- Three militants were killed and a trooper wounded on Friday in a fierce gunfight with government forces in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.
IANS Gadchiroli, Maharashtra Two women Maoists, including a senior cadre carrying a reward of Rs 16 lakh on her head, were shot dead in a gunfight with security forces here on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
Joash Pramis, 9th Infantry Division spokesman, said an M16 rifle and a caliber .45 pistol were recovered from the fatalities after the gunfight in Barangay Puri, Mandaon at around 1:55 a.
Indian police while describing victims as militants claimed that they were killed in the gunfight and three Indian troops were also critically injured.
Three Indian troops were also critically injured in the gunfight. The identity of the martyred youth was being ascertained, the local police added.
figure By VIVIAN JEBET Four suspected cattle rustlers have been killed while a herder was injured during a fierce confrontation with herders in Losesia, Samburu County.The four were killed when a gunfight ensued at a watering point in Losesia between herders from Samburu County and the attackers believed to be from the neighbouring Isiolo County.
A police officer was wounded, while seven alleged militants were killed on Thursday morning during a gunfight with security forces on the ring road in Giza governorate, according to a statement from the ministry of interior (MoI).