Definition of Gun control

1. Noun. Efforts to regulate or control sales of guns.

Generic synonyms: Regulating, Regulation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gun Control

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gumwood
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gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel
gun carriage
gun carriages
gun case
gun chamber
gun club
gun clubs
gun control (current term)
gun cotton
gun deck
gun dog
gun dogs
gun down
gun emplacement
gun enclosure
gun for
gun for hire
gun fu
gun it
gun lobbies
gun lobby
gun moll

Literary usage of Gun control

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1. The Struggle for Land in Brazil: Rural Violence Continues by Jemera Rone (1992)
"nA from neighboring Paraguay (see chapter 6), the official attitude toward gun control is incredibly lax, except when it comes to guns in the hands of small ..."

2. Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics 1995 edited by Kathleen Maguire (1996)
"Attitudes toward various gun control issues By demographic characteristics, United States, 1995 Question: 'Please tell me tor each of the following ..."

3. The Army Behind the Army by Edward Alexander Powell (1919)
"I should explain, perhaps, that there are two distinct types of gun control, both of which were in use when hostilities ceased. One is hydraulic, the other ..."

4. The Army Behind the Army by Edward Alexander Powell (1919)
"I should explain, perhaps, that there are two distinct types of gun control, both of which were in use when hostilities ceased. One is hydraulic, the other ..."

5. Legislative History of Recent Primary Safety Belt Laws by N. Russell, P. Dreyfuss, M. Cosgrove (2000)
"In one state, activists believed that proposed gun control legislation had greater ... gun control legislation While individual rights advocates focus was ..."

6. United States Army Aircraft Production Facts by George Webber Mixter, Harold Hunter Emmons (1919)
"There are two distinct types of gun control, both in use at the time of the signing ... In the mechanical gun control the impulse of the cam is transmitted ..."

7. Turbulent Times: Stories by Allan H. Keith (2002)
"Max Coffey deserves praise for the strong stand he has taken against the variety of restrictive gun control measures pending in the Illinois Legislature. ..."

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