English version

shoot-out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshoot-outˈshoot-out noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 FIGHTa fight using guns 🔊 a shoot-out with police → penalty shoot-out
Examples from the Corpus
shoot-out• And what's it like knowing your dear daddy died in a shoot-out?• The young gunman was on a truck fleeing the scene of a shoot-out with marines in Mogadishu.• At the penalty shoot-out the same dogged evenness was maintained - it went to sudden death.• Hence the importance of today's shoot-out to both clubs.• In fact it figures the three companies will be the only survivors of the coming silicon shoot-out.• They discover that the marker commemorating the shoot-out was destroyed by an earthquake in 1983.• In the shoot-out one Klansman was killed, and five others were seriously wounded.
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