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An example use of handgun in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… unloaded his handgun fitted with an …”
A handgun is a firearm designed to be held and fired one-handed.
the word handgun occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.