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verb [transitive] down pronunciation in British English /daʊn/
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present tense
present participledowning
past tensedowned
past participledowned
  1. 1
    to drink or eat all of something quickly
    He downed his beer and left.
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  2. 2
    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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    1. a.
      to make someone or something fall to the ground
      Lewis downed his opponent with a punch to the jaw.


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the buying and selling of human organs

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