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slam dunknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​shot in basketball in which a ​playerjumps up and ​pushes the ​ball down through the ​net
verb [T] uk   us   /ˈslæm.dʌŋk/ (also dunk)
to ​jump up and ​force a basketball down through the ​net in ​order to ​score
(Definition of slam dunk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slam dunk”
in Chinese (Simplified) 灌篮,扣篮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灌籃,扣籃…
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