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English definition of “toll”


verb [I or T]     /təʊl/ US  /toʊl/
to ( cause a large bell to) ring slowly and repeatedly : In the distance , a church bell tolled the hour (= showed the time by ringing ).Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of toll verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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