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English definition of “scratch”

scratch

noun     /skrætʃ/
B2 [C] a mark made by scratching: Her legs were covered in scratches and bruises after her walk through the forest. There was a scratch on the CD. Amazingly, he survived the accident without a scratch (= without suffering any injuries at all).Cutting and stabbing [S] an act of scratching: That dog is having a good scratch. It must have fleas.Scratching and rubbing
(Definition of scratch noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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