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English definition of “rebound”

rebound

verb [I]     /ˌriːˈbaʊnd/
to bounce back after hitting a hard surface BouncingJumping 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 .Failing and doing badly to rise in price after a fall : Cotton rebounded from declines early in the day to end at a higher price .Value and price increases
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