any of various automatic and semiautomatic military firearms utilizing an intermediate-power cartridge, designed for individual use.Compare assault rifle.
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Words nearby assault weapon
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Since 1994, when an activist position on gun control—remember the assault-weapon ban?Gun Control Stalls After Sandy Hook, but Stage Set for Changes to Come|Jamelle Bouie|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST