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rebound

verb [I] uk   us   /ˌriːˈbaʊnd/
to bounce back after hitting a hard surface If an action rebounds on you, it does not have the effect you hoped for but has an unpleasant effect on you instead: His continual demands for sympathy rebounded on him because his friends finally stopped listening. to rise in price after a fall: Cotton rebounded from declines early in the day to end at a higher price.

rebound

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈriː.baʊnd/
the act of rebounding: I hit the ball on the rebound (= after it had hit the wall or ground once).
Translations of “rebound”
in Vietnamese nẩy lại…
in Spanish rebotar…
in Thai สะท้อนกลับ…
in Malaysian melantun…
in French rebondir…
in German zurückprallen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彈回, 反彈, 跳回…
in Indonesian melenting…
in Russian отскакивать…
in Turkish çarpıp geri gelmek, çarpıp/vurup sekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弹回, 反弹, 跳回…
in Polish odbijać się…
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