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"bump" in British English

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bumpverb

uk   /bʌmp/ us   /bʌmp/
  • bump verb (HIT)

B2 [I + adv/prep] to hit something with force: She bumped into his tray, knocking the food onto his lap.
B2 [T usually + adv/prep] to hurt part of your body by hitting it against something hard: I bumped my head on the shelf as I stood up.

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bumpnoun [C]

uk   /bʌmp/ us   /bʌmp/
  • bump noun [C] (RAISED AREA)

C1 a round, raised area on a surface or on the body: Her bicycle hit a bump in the road and threw her off. Enrique had a nasty bump on his head from when he fell down.
(Definition of bump from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bump" in American English

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bumpnoun [C]

us   /bʌmp/
  • bump noun [C] (RAISED AREA)

a raised area on a surface: The mosquito bites left bumps on her face.

bumpverb

us   /bʌmp/
  • bump verb (HIT)

[I/T] to hit against something or someone, esp. by accident: [T] The child fell and bumped his head.
  • bump verb (PUSH AWAY)

[T] to move someone or something from a place, rank, or job: I knew if they got someone more qualified, I’d be bumped.
(Definition of bump from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bump”
in Korean 부딪히다…
in Arabic يَرْتَطِم…
in Malaysian terlanggar…
in French (se) cogner (contre/dans)…
in Russian ударять(ся)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撞撃, 碰, 撞…
in Italian sbattere, urtare…
in Turkish çarpmak, vurmak, bindirmek…
in Polish uderzyć (się), walnąć (się)…
in Spanish dar(se) un golpe…
in Vietnamese đụng mạnh…
in Portuguese esbarrar…
in Thai ชน…
in German prallen, stoßen…
in Catalan donar-se un cop a…
in Japanese ~をぶつける, ~にぶつかる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 撞击, 碰, 撞…
in Indonesian membentur…
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