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buck

noun [C]  us   /bʌk/

buck noun [C] (MONEY)

infml a dollar : It cost me ten bucks.

buck noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a male deer

buck

verb  us   /bʌk/

buck verb (JUMP)

[I] (esp. of a horse) to jump into the air with the head down and the back arched: The horse bucked every time he got in the saddle.

buck verb (OPPOSE)

[T] to oppose or refuse to go along with something: As a designer, she bucked the trend and succeeded with her own original ideas.
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