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ammunition

División en sílabas: am·mu·ni·tion
Pronunciación: /ˌamyəˈniSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de ammunition en inglés:

sustantivo

1A supply or quantity of bullets and shells.
Example sentences
  • Large quantities of ammunition and supplies had been stockpiled there.
  • He is suspected of being a hired hitman able to supply guns and ammunition to contacts in the criminal underworld.
  • By the winter artillery ammunition had been rationed to one or two shells per gun per day.
2Considerations that can be used to support one’s case in debate: these figures provide ammunition to the argument for more resources
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His 19 years in the Senate have provided plenty of ammunition for critics to portray him as inconsistent.
  • But it provides more ammunition to those opposed to American corporate globalisation.
  • First, never ask what they would like to wear - it'll only provide them with ammunition.

Origen

late 16th century: from obsolete French amunition, alteration (by wrong division) of la munition 'the munition' (see munition).

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