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stunverb [T]

 us   /stʌn/ (-nn-)
  • stun verb [T] (SHOCK)

to ​shock someone so much that the ​person does not ​know how to ​react: She was stunned by his ​generousoffer.
  • stun verb [T] (MAKE UNCONSCIOUS)

to make a ​person or ​animalunconscious or ​confused, esp. by ​hitting the ​head hard: He was stunned by the ​suddenblow to his ​head.
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