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English definition of “stroke”

stroke

noun (MARK)    /strəʊk/ US  /stroʊk/
C2 [C] (a line or mark made by) a movement of a pen or pencil when writing or a brush when painting: a brush stroke With a few bold strokes, she signed her name.Painting, drawing and printing [C] UK used in spoken English to mean an oblique or slash symbolPunctuation
(Definition of stroke noun (MARK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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