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English definition of “bounce”


verb [I/T] (JUMP)   /bɑʊns/
to move up or away after hitting a surface , or to cause something to move this way: [I] The basketball bounced off the rim of the basket . [T] She bounced the baby on her knee . [I] fig. Tom bounced into the room (= walked in a happy , energetic way).
(Definition of bounce verb (JUMP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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