[ shoot-doun ]
/ ˈʃutˌdaʊn /
the attack and destruction of an aircraft in flight.
the shooting and killing of someone in cold blood.
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Example sentences from the Web for shootdown
There had indeed been moments, Cheney said, when he thought a shootdown might be necessary.
The question as to who gave the shootdown order has had no adequate answer—until now.