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English definition of “rock”


verb [I/T] (MOVE)   /rɑk/
to move something or cause something to move backward and forward or from side to side : [T] He rocked the baby to sleep . [I] If you rock back on that chair , you’re going to break it. If a building or area rocks, it shakes it violently : [T] An earthquake rocked the downtown area today. If a person or place is rocked, it is surprised , upset , or excited : [T] The university was rocked by the scandal .
(Definition of rock verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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