gun control
noun Date: 1969 regulation of the selling, owning, and use of guns

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gun control — UK / US noun [uncountable] laws that prevent people from keeping and using guns • Cultural note: In the US, the issue of gun control is the cause of much political disagreement, because the constitution gives people the right to own weapons, but… …   English dictionary

  • gun control — gun con.trol n [U] law laws that limit the ways in which guns can be sold, owned, and used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gun control — gun con,trol noun uncount laws that prevent people from keeping and using guns …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gun control — governmental supervision and regulation of the ownership of firearms (e.g. licensing requirements, background checks on gun buyers, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gun control — /ˈgʌn kəntroʊl/ (say gun kuhntrohl) noun restrictions on the number and type of firearms owned by ordinary citizens in the community …   Australian English dictionary

  • gun control — noun efforts to regulate or control sales of guns • Hypernyms: ↑regulation, ↑regulating …   Useful english dictionary

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