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English definition of “stump”

stump

verb (NO ANSWER)    /stʌmp/
be stumped informal to be unable to answer a question or solve a problem because it is too difficult: I'm completely stumped - how did she manage to escape? Scientists are stumped by this mystery virus.Unaware
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