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stabbing

noun [C] uk   /ˈstæb.ɪŋ/ us  
an occasion when someone stabs someone: There have been several stabbings in our neighbourhood recently.Cutting and stabbingPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general

stabbing

adjective uk   /ˈstæb.ɪŋ/ us  
stabbing pain a sudden pain: She was awoken by a sharp stabbing pain in her chest.Pain and painful
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