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English definition of “hang”

hang

verb [I/T] (KILL)   /hæŋ/ (past tense and past participle hung  /hʌŋ/, past tense and past participle hanged)
to kill someone by fixing a rope around the neck and tying it to something above the person and then causing the body to drop down suddenly: [T] He was sentenced to die and was hanged the next morning.
(Definition of hang verb (KILL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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