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noun     marking pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually plural] a pattern of natural marks on the surface of something, especially the skin, fur, or feathers of an animal or bird
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of checking studentswritten work and giving it a mark
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the practice of staying beside a member of the other team in a game such as football in order to prevent them from getting the ball or playing effectively


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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