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Definition of ammunition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a supply of bullets, etc. to be fired from guns The bandits escaped with a rifle and 120 rounds of ammunition.
  2. 2information that can be used against another person in an argument The letter gave her all the ammunition she needed. These figures provide political ammunition to police chiefs arguing for more resources.
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