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noun [countable] hit pronunciation in British English /hɪt/
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  1. 1
    a song that sells a very large number of copies

    They played a lot of old hits from the 70s and 80s.

    someone’s greatest hits (=their most successful songs):

    a CD of Madonna’s greatest hits

    hit single/album/record:

    They only ever had one hit single.

    1. b.
      someone or something that people like very much
      be/prove a hit:

      The car proved an instant hit in the States.

      hit with:

      Geoff was a huge hit with the children.

      make a hit with someone:

      He’s already made a big hit with the locals.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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