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verb rap pronunciation in British English /ræp/
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present participlerapping
past tenserapped
past participlerapped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to hit something hard and quickly
    He rapped the table loudly to get their attention.
    Carol rapped sharply on the window.
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  2. 3
    [transitive] mainly journalism to criticize someone
  3. 4
    [intransitive] informal old-fashioned to have a long informal conversation with friends


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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