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English definition of “rough”

rough

adjective (VIOLENT)    /rʌf/
B2 dangerous or violent: a rough area of town The other boys were rough, always looking for a fight.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly roughness     /ˈrʌf.nəs/ noun [U]
(Definition of rough adjective (VIOLENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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