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dunk

verb [T] uk   /dʌŋk/ us  

dunk verb [T] (INTO LIQUID)

to put a biscuit, piece of bread, etc. into a liquid such as tea, coffee, or soup for a short time before eating it: She dunked a biscuit in her coffee. informal to put something into liquid for a short time: Dunk the sponge in water every once in a while to stop it from drying out.

dunk verb [T] (BASKETBALL)

US to slam-dunk
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