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verb [transitive] British informal prang pronunciation in British English /præŋ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyprang
he/she/itprangs
present participlepranging
past tensepranged
past participlepranged

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prang

 prang pronunciation in British English  noun [countable]
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singularprang
pluralprangs

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