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English definition of “hit”

hit

noun [C] (TOUCH)    /hɪt/
the act of hitting something or someone, or an occasion when something or someone hits you: She gave him a hit on the head which knocked him flying .Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain in baseball , when the batter (= person trying to hit the ball ) safely reaches first base after hitting the ball Baseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of hit noun (TOUCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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