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Definition of 'shoot down'


  1. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
       Synonyms: tear shoot charge buck
  2. shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
       Synonyms: down land
  3. thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
       Synonyms: kill defeat vote down vote out

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