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ammunition

am·mu·ni·tion

ammunition

 
 
pronunciation:
aem y nI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the projectiles detonated from any weapon, such as bullets or shells, or the means of exploding such material, such as gunpowder and fuses.
They had plenty of guns, but without ammunition, they were in a hopeless situation.
definition 2: any means used in a conflict to attack or defend a position.
The candidate's mistake was ammunition for his opponent during their debate.
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