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English definition of “crack”

crack

noun [C usually singular] (ATTEMPT)    /kræk/ informal
an attempt: It was her first crack at beating the record. It's not something I've done before, but I'll have/ (US take) a crack at it.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of crack noun (ATTEMPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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