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noun spin pronunciation in American English /spɪn/ 
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pluralspins
  1. 2
    [countable] informal a short trip for pleasure in a car
    go for a spin:

    We're going for a spin in Al's new car.

    take a car for a spin:

    Why don't you take the car for a spin?

  2. 3
    [singular/uncountable] informal a way of presenting information, especially a way that makes something seem good or less bad

    Not even the craftiest politician could put a positive spin on this.

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