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English definition of “bash”

bash

verb [I or T] (HIT)    /bæʃ/ informal
to hit hard: He bashed his arm against a shelf. I could hear her bashing away on computer (= hitting the keys loudly).Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
(Definition of bash verb (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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