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English definition of “rot”


verb [I/T]    /rɑt/ (-tt-)
to decay, or to cause something to decay or weaken: [I] The fallen apples rotted on the ground. [T] Dampness rotted the old wood. rot    /rɑt/ noun [U] Rot weakened the beams in the house.
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