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English definition of “rot”

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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