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Meaning of “stroke” - Learner’s Dictionary

stroke

noun [C]     /strəʊk/
ILLNESS
B2 a sudden problem in your brain that changes the flow of blood and makes you unable to move part of your body: to have/suffer a stroke Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood
MOVEMENT
a movement that you make against something with your hand, a pen, brush, etc: a brush stroke Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
SWIMMING
a style of swimmingSwimming
SPORT
the action of moving your arm and hitting the ball in sports such as tennis, golf, etcGeneral terms used in ball sports
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