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beating

noun [C] uk   /ˈbiː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/

beating noun [C] (DEFEAT)

a defeat: We took a beating (= we were defeated) in our last game.

beating noun [C] (HIT)

an act of hitting someone repeatedly and hard: She gave her son a severe beating.
Translations of “beating”
in Korean 때림…
in Arabic ضَرب…
in Portuguese surra, sova…
in Catalan pallissa…
in Japanese なぐったり蹴ったりすること…
in Italian botte, bastonatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰勝, 失敗, 打敗…
in Russian битье, избиение…
in Turkish dayak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战胜, 失败, 打败…
in Polish lanie…
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