Definition of scattershot in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskadərˌSHät/


Denoting something that is broad but random and haphazard in its range: a scattershot collection of stories
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  • While you want broad exposure, what you cannot do is have a scattershot approach to your public relations campaign.
  • This isn't a traditional three act film, and the lack of warmth and scattershot nature of the story does get a little tedious at times.
  • Despite powerful evidence that such a system would be a boon to law enforcement, the NRA has adopted a scattershot, drive-by-shooting approach to mowing down the idea.

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Syllabification: scat·ter·shot

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