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English definition of “pluck”

pluck

verb [I or T] (MUSIC)    /plʌk/ (US also pick)
to pull and then release the strings of a musical instrument with your finger to play notes: He sat on the bed, idly plucking (at) the strings of his guitar.Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of pluck verb (MUSIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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