There are 2 translations of rifle in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈraɪfəl/


  • 1.1 (gun) rifle (m), fusil (m); (before n) [regiment] de fusileros rifle butt culata (f) de rifle rifle fire fuego (m) de fusil rifle range polígono (m) de tiro (at fairground) tiro (m) al blanco
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    • If you might have to fire a rifle or shotgun indoors, keep your hearing protection near the gun.
    • If infantry attacks on foot, defending troops cut off infantry from tanks and destroy it with machine-gun and automatic rifle fire.
    • For many of the British the battle resembled Mons: determined infantry assaults prepared by heavy shellfire, met with accurate rifle fire.
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    • Prussian military rifles first mounted sword bayonets in 1787 and the armies of most other countries followed suit over the following 30 or 40 years.
    • Johnston initially intended to create a black battalion that would include a Mobile company comprising Gilmer's rifles and additional troops.
    • On the Moroccan side, security services with shotguns and rifles with fixed bayonets have met migrant workers.
    1.2 (groove) estría (f)

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There are 2 translations of rifle in Spanish:



  • 1 1.1 (plunder) [safe/drawers] desvalijar they rifled her jewel box in search of the ring le revolvieron el joyero en busca del anillo 1.2 [money/valuables] robar
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    • It is believed the thieves rifle letters for money or anything they can cash in, with birthday cards particular targets.
    • The 18-year-old thug snatched his victim's bag and rifled his wallet before punching him in the face on the bridge across the River Avon.
    • Dressed in his Garda tunic, the thief asked the woman for identification and rummaged through her handbag before rifling some cash.
  • 2 [gun barrel] estriar* a rifled barrel un cañón estriado


  • (search)to rifle through sth (for sth) she rifled through the contents of the briefcase revolvió en el maletín he rifled through the papers buscó entre los papeles, revolvió los papeles
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    • As the victim, who is partially-sighted, sat helpless in her wheelchair, the men rifled through all the rooms in the house before stealing money from her handbag.
    • He then managed to keep her occupied while he rifled through the property in search of the cash savings.
    • Whoever did it was obviously looking for cash because they went through all my possessions and rifled through all the drawers in the house.

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