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English definition of “thing”

thing

noun [C] (ANY POSSIBILITY)   /θɪŋ/
an event, thought, subject of discussion, or possibility: A strange thing happened on my way to work today. I have a few things to bring up at the next meeting. Don’t worry about a thing – it’s all under control. Things can refer to a situation in general: Things have been going really well for us this year.
(Definition of thing noun (ANY POSSIBILITY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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