drive-by
drive-by drive-by n. accomplished while driving past in a vehicle; as, a drive-by shooting. [PJC]

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  • Drive by — Der englische Begriff Drive by (engl. sinngemäß: „im Vorüber oder Vorbeifahren“) bezeichnet: als Kurzform Drive by Shooting, einen Attentatsmethode mit Hilfe eines Automobiles den US amerikanischen Dokumentarfilm Drive by Shooting (Dokumentation) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Drive-by — Der englische Begriff Drive by (engl. sinngemäß: „im Vorüber oder Vorbeifahren“) bezeichnet: als Kurzform Drive by Shooting, einen Attentatsmethode mit Hilfe eines Automobiles den US amerikanischen Dokumentarfilm Drive by Shooting (Dokumentation) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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