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English definition of “stroke”


noun [C] (ACTION)    /strəʊk/ US  /stroʊk/
a quick , forceful action : Ending negotiations was seen as a bold stroke by many commentators . By computerizing we could, at a ( single )/in one stroke, improve efficiency and reduce costs .Acting and actsDealing with things or people
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