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gun  


      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     
(=cannon)  
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  
gun-running  
      n   trafic    m   d'armes  
gun-shy  
      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.        
gun-toting  
      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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'gun' found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
gun
n.
gun law
n.
gun laws
v.
gun down
n.
gun pocket
n.
gun firing
n.
gun license
nf.
gun carriage
n.
pop gun
n.
heat gun
[Med.]

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