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shooting

Pronunciation: /ˈʃuːtɪŋ/

Translation of shooting in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 2.1 uncountable/no numerable (hunting) caza (feminine) 2.2 countable/numerable (land) (British English/inglés británico) coto (masculine) or vedado (masculine) de caza
    Example sentences
    • The inaugural games of the modern Olympics, held in Athens in 1896, included shooting, and the sport has been part of the Commonwealth Games since 1966.
    • Gary added: ‘The air weapons section is growing and we hope to be a competitive force in the sport of shooting.’
    • Weightlifting and even sports such as fencing and shooting may also have cause for concern.

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