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English definition of “somersault”

somersault

noun [C]    /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/
a rolling movement or jump, either forward or backward, in which you turn over completely, with your body above your head, and finish on your feet: She turned somersaults on the lawn. somersault    /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/ verb [I] The bus plunged down the hill, somersaulted twice, and landed on its side.
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