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English definition of “sprain”


verb [T]     /spreɪn/
to cause an injury to a joint (= a place where two bones are connected) by a sudden movement: She sprained her ankle playing squash.Injuring and injuries sprain     noun [C] He hasn't broken anything - it's just a bad sprain.Injuring and injuries
(Definition of sprain verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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