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buffet

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈbʌfɪt/
If something is buffeted by the weather, sea, etc, it is hit repeatedly and with force: [often passive] The little boat was buffeted by the waves.Wind and windsStormy weather
Translations of “buffet”
in Chinese (Traditional) (風、雨等)連續猛撃,打撃…
in Russian ударять…
in Turkish oradan oraya savurmak, beşik gibi sallamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (风、雨等)连续猛击,打击…
in Polish poniewierać…
(Definition of buffet verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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