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an assortment of rifle ammunition

EtymologyEdit

From older French amunition, from rebracketing of la munition (the war supplies) as l'amunition. Ultimately from Latin; see munition for more.

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NounEdit

ammunition (countable and uncountable, plural ammunitions)

  1. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc.
  2. (obsolete) Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.
    ammunition bread; ammunition shoes
  3. Any stock of missiles or supplies for a conflict, literal or figurative.
    Her bad behaviour is giving him ammunition for a divorce / ammunition for the next electoral debate.

SynonymsEdit

  • (articles used in charging firearms): ammo

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NounEdit

ammunition c

  1. ammunition

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ammunition 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ammunition ammunitionen ammunitioner ammunitionerna
Genitive ammunitions ammunitionens ammunitioners ammunitionernas