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hat tricknoun [C]

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an ​occasion when a ​playerscores three ​times in the same ​game, ​especially in ​football, or when someone is ​successful at ​achieving something three ​times: Goal! Fowler makes it a ​hattrick! After two ​electionvictories the ​governmentclearly has ​hopes of a ​hattrick.
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