hiding Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.dɪŋ/

hiding noun (PUNISHMENT)

[C usually singular] old-fashioned a ​punishment that consists of being ​beatenrepeatedly [C usually singular] UK informal a ​totaldefeat: "How did the ​Frenchteam get on in ​theirmatch against Italy?" "They got a ​real hiding!"

hiding noun (PLACE)

be in hiding/go into hiding to be/go ​somewhere where you cannot be ​found
(Definition of hiding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hidingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhɑɪ·dɪŋ/
the ​situation of being in a ​place where you cannot be ​found: The ​familyremained in hiding until they were ​rescued.
(Definition of hiding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hiding”
in Chinese (Simplified) (惩罚性的)痛打, 惨败,彻底失败…
in Chinese (Traditional) (懲罰性的)痛打, 慘敗,徹底失敗…
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