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verb [transitive] down pronunciation in American English /daʊn/
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present tense
present participledowning
past tensedowned
past participledowned
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    mainly journalism to make an aircraft crash to the ground by attacking it while it is flying
    The jet was downed by a surface-to-air missile.
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      to make someone or something fall to the ground
      Lewis downed his opponent with a punch to the jaw.


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