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English definition of “strike”


verb [T] (DISCOVER)    /straɪk/ (struck, struck)
C2 to discover a supply of oil , gas , or gold underground : The first person to strike oil in the US was Edwin Laurentine Drake .Mining and quarryingFinding and discovering
(Definition of strike verb (DISCOVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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