beating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “beating” in the English Dictionary

"beating" in British English

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beatingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbiː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/

beating noun [C] (DEFEAT)

a ​defeat: We took a beating (= we were ​defeated) in ​our last ​game.

beating noun [C] (HIT)

an ​act of ​hitting someone ​repeatedly and hard: She gave her ​son a ​severe beating.
(Definition of beating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beatingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbi·t̬ɪŋ/
the ​act of ​hitting someone hard and ​repeatedly: He ​escaped a beating. fig. This ​chair has taken a beating over the ​years (= been used often and ​damaged).
(Definition of beating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beating”
in Arabic ضَرب…
in Korean 때림…
in Portuguese surra, sova…
in Catalan pallissa…
in Japanese なぐったり蹴ったりすること…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战胜, 失败, 打败…
in Turkish dayak…
in Russian битье, избиение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰勝, 失敗, 打敗…
in Italian botte, bastonatura…
in Polish lanie…
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