[ guhn-ruhn-ing ]
/ ˈgʌnˌrʌn ɪŋ /
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the smuggling of guns or other ammunition into a country.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gunrunninggunrunner, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for gunrunning
If this has something to do with gunrunning,” he mused, “it would make Iran-contra look like the Romper Room.
He frankly admitted that Carson made himself liable to be tried for high treason at the time of the Larne gunrunning.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
British Dictionary definitions for gunrunning
/ (ˈɡʌnˌrʌnɪŋ) /
the smuggling of guns and ammunition or other weapons of war into a country
Derived forms of gunrunninggunrunner, noun
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