Definition of smoking gun in English:

smoking gun

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  • A piece of incontrovertible incriminating evidence: the trial’s long-awaited smoking gun failed to surface
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    • Yes, I think ultimately the White House is going to have to show some concrete evidence, a smoking gun.
    • We knew from the Columbia Investigation there were likely to be few smoking guns; the evidence was mostly public testimony and clarified during various news conferences during and after the hearings.
    • Each new revelation was the smoking gun that was going to end his presidency.

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