Definition of ammunition
- ammunition for the defense lawyers
The troops were supplied with weapons and ammunition.
be certain that all of your accusations are true, lest you just give them ammunition to claim that all of them are false
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First Known Use: 1607See Words from the same year
: the objects (such as bullets and shells) that are shot from weapons
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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