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Meaning of “hit” - Learner’s Dictionary

hit

noun [C]     /hɪt/
SONG/FILM
B1 a very successful song, film, book, etc: The film 'Avatar' was a big hit.Successful (things or people)
PERSON/THING
B1 a popular person or thing: The chocolate cake was a big hit with the children.Liked, or not liked, by many peopleSuccessful (things or people)
TOUCH
the action when you touch something or when something touches you quickly and with forceHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
INTERNET
B2 a request to see a document on the Internet that is then counted to calculate the number of people looking at the pageInternet terminology and abbreviations
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