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English definition of “wring”

wring

verb [T] uk   /rɪŋ/ (wrung, wrung) us  
to hold something tightly with both hands and twist it by turning your hands in opposite directions (also wring out) to twist a cloth or piece of clothing with your hands to remove water from it: She wrung out the shirt and hung it out to dry. wring sth's neck to kill a bird or other animal by twisting and breaking its neck
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