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      n   (=weapon, handgun)   revolver    m  , pistolet    m     
→ Pilots will not be allowed to have guns in the cockpits of commercial aircraft        
→ These people don't mess around. They have guns and knives and aren't afraid to use them.        
   (=rifle)   fusil    m     
→ a 20-year-old soldier held his gun in the air, smiling        
   (=shotgun)   fusil    m     
canon    m     
a man with a gun      un homme armé d'un revolver  
to draw a gun      braquer une arme  
→ Todd had pulled the gun out of the waistband of his trousers        
to stick to one's guns      ne pas en démordre  
→ He should have stuck to his guns and refused to meet her.        
to jump the gun      *   agir prématurément  
→ Let's not jump the gun        
    gun battle  
    gun crime  
    gun culture  
    gun lobby  

grease gun  
      n   graisseur    m     
gun down  
      vt sep   abattre  
→ He was gunned down outside his house.        
gun for  
      vt fus  
to be gunning for sb      (=be out to get)   essayer d'avoir qn  
→ Three of the four main teachers' unions are gunning for him.        
→ You knew that they were gunning for you, but did you ever imagine that it would be as bad as this?        
gun battle  
      n   fusillade    f     
→ he was killed at the scene during a gun battle with Irish police        
gun control  
      n   contrôle    m   des armes à feu  
→ He called for gun control and other measures to keep guns out of the hands of children.        
    gun control laws  
gun control laws  
      npl   lois    fpl   sur le contrôle des armes à feu  
→ France has tight gun-control laws for handguns, but not for hunting rifles.        
→ They called for stricter gun control laws.        
gun crime  
      n   crime    m   commis avec une arme à feu  
gun culture  
      n   culture    f   des armes à feu  
gun dog  
      n   chien    m   de chasse  
gun laws  
      npl     (US)   lois    fpl   sur le port d'armes  
→ In Austria, where gun laws already are highly restrictive        
gun licence   ,   (British)   gun license     (US)  
      n   permis    m   de port d'armes  
gun lobby  
      n   lobby    m   des armes à feu  
→ the shootings ... put the powerful US gun lobby on the defensive        
gun-runner   , gunrunner     (US)  
      n   trafiquant    m   d'armes  
      n   trafic    m   d'armes  
      adj   timoré (e)     
→ Everyone I talked to in the company seemed a little gun-shy, perhaps fearing that I was yet another snide reporter.        
→ The electric-power industry is gun-shy about building more large plants.        
      adj   armé (e)     
→ the truck was soon stopped by gun-toting rebels        
machine gun  
      n   mitrailleuse    f     
→ The two sides joined battle once again using artillery, mortars and heavy machine guns.        
pellet gun  
      n   fusil    m   à plombs  
smoking gun   *  
      n   preuve    f   tangible  
→ there is no smoking gun to tie him to the crime        
→ The search for other kinds of evidence tying him to trafficking has not produced a smoking gun.        
spear gun  
      n   fusil    m   sous-marin  
spray gun  
      n   pistolet    m     (à peinture)     
squirt gun  
      n     (US)   pistolet    m   à eau  
staple gun  
      n   agrafeuse    f   pneumatique  
sub-machine gun   , sub-machine-gun, submachine gun  
      n   mitraillette    f     
toy gun  
      n   pistolet    m   jouet
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
gun n.
arme à feu

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
coup de feu
pistolet de graissage
haut gradé, "top gun",
vocabulaire militaire
pistolet-mitrailleur Sten
pistolet à colle
mitraillette Thompson
pistolet graisseur
pistolet agrafeur
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nail gun
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heat gun
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