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English definition of “swing”

swing

noun [C] (SIDEWAYS MOVEMENT)   /swɪŋ/
a swinging movement: Scott took a big swing at the ball and missed. A swing is also an attempt to hit someone: This guy took a swing at me. A swing is also a seat that moves backward and forward and hangs from ropes or chains. A swing can also be a brief trip: Ed took a 10-day swing through France.
(Definition of swing noun (SIDEWAYS MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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