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English definition of “duck”

duck

verb
 
 
/dʌk/
MOVE [I, T] to move your head or body down quickly to avoid being hit or seen: Billy ducked behind a car when he saw his teacher.Moving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
AVOID [T] informal to avoid something that is difficult or unpleasant: He managed to duck the issue.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
(Definition of duck verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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