the point or aim of a gun.
at gunpoint, under threat of being shot: He carried out the robber's orders at gunpoint.

1955–60; gun1 + point Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
gunpoint (ˈɡʌnˌpɔɪnt)
1.  the muzzle of a gun
2.  at gunpoint being under or using the threat of being shot

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Example sentences
At the moment they sign the bankruptcy papers, all guests are immediately
  escorted out of the building at gunpoint.
My advisor held me hostage at gunpoint and made me drive the escape car.
They frogmarched attendees out of the place and kept them face down at gunpoint
  in the street in the freezing snow.
Park rangers, game wardens and wildlife researchers either fled their wooded
  beats or were removed at gunpoint.
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