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English definition of “bend”

bend

verb [I/T]  /bend/ (past tense and past participle bent  /bent/) us  
to change the position of your body or a part of your body so that it is no longer straight but curved or forming an angle: [I always + adv/prep] She dropped her umbrella and bent down to pick it up. [T] Bend your knees and keep your back straight when lifting heavy objects.

bend

noun [C]  /bend/ us  
a curved path or an angle: a bend in the road
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