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noun [countable]     bang pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    Sound effect a short loud noise, for example the sound of a door closing with a lot of force. If something goes bang, it makes a noise like this

    There was a loud bang as the shelf hit the floor.

    We could hear the bang of a door in the basement.

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  2. 2
    a knock or hit on a part of your body

    She got a nasty bang on the back of her head.

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