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swing

noun [C]
 
 
/swɪŋ/
FOR CHILDREN B2 a chair hanging on two ropes that children sit on and swing backwards and forwardsPlay areas for children
HIT an attempt to hit someone: Isn't that the boy Mark took a swing at (= tried to hit)?Fighting sportsHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
CHANGE a sudden change: He suffered terrible mood swings.Change and changes
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