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verb [transitive] punch pronunciation in British English /pʌntʃ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theypunch
he/she/itpunches
present participlepunching
past tensepunched
past participlepunched
  1. 1
    to hit someone or something with your fist (=closed hand), usually as hard as you can

    Two men punched him, knocking him to the ground.

    She punched her pillow angrily.

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  2. 2
    to press a button or switch

    David punched a button on the television.

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  3. 3
    to make a hole in something with a tool or machine

    She held out her ticket for the conductor to punch.

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