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English definition of “ha”

ha

exclamation uk (also hah)   /hɑː/ // us  
used to express satisfaction that something bad has happened to someone who deserved it, or to show that you have succeeded in something: He's left her has he? Ha! That'll teach her to go chasing other women's husbands! Ha! So I am right after all!Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
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