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English definition of “stun”

stun

verb [T] (MAKE UNCONSCIOUS)    /stʌn/ (-nn-)
to make a person or animal unconscious, or to cause them to lose the usual control of their mind, especially by hitting their head hard: Stunned by the impact, he lay on the ground wondering what had happened. This injection stuns the rhinoceros, so we can examine it.Losing consciousness
(Definition of stun verb (MAKE UNCONSCIOUS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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