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English definition of “vent”

vent

noun [C]  /vent/ us  

vent noun [C] (OPENING)

an opening that allows air, smoke, or gas to escape or enter an enclosed space: The residents of the basement apartment ran outside after smelling smoke coming through a vent.

vent

verb [T]  /vent/ us  

vent verb [T] (EXPRESS FEELINGS)

to express a negative emotion forcefully: Walking relieves a lot of tension and it’s a good way to vent frustration.
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