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English definition of “net”

net

verb [T] (HIT INTO NET)   /net/ (-tt-)
(in sports) to hit the ball into a net instead of over it: He netted an easy backhand in the fifth game to lose the tennis match. To net is also to catch something in a net: They netted five crabs.
(Definition of net verb (HIT INTO NET) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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