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English definition of “rock”

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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