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English definition of “dint”

dint

noun uk   /dɪnt/ us  

dint noun (BECAUSE OF)

by dint of sth formal as a result of something: She got what she wanted by dint of pleading and threatening.Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason

dint noun (MARK)

[C] a small hollow mark in the surface of something, caused by pressure or by being hitHoles, hollows and dips
(Definition of dint from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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