Definition of firefight in English:

firefight

Line breaks: fire|fight
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəfʌɪt
 
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noun

Military
  • A battle using guns rather than bombs or other weapons.
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    • Two other soldiers were killed in firefights with the enemy.
    • It was not inconceivable that we might soon be in a firefight, so we were leaning well forward in our foxholes.
    • They went out on patrols, participated in raids on enemy safe houses, controlled dozens of missions dropping live ordnance, and were involved in a few firefights.

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