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verb lance pronunciation in British English /lɑːns/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlelancing
past tenselanced
past participlelanced
  1. 1
    [transitive] to cut an infected part of someone’s skin in order to remove pus (=yellow liquid under the skin)
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] British to affect someone strongly and immediately

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