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beatdown

Syllabification: beat·down
Pronunciation: /ˈbētˌdoun
 
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Definition of beatdown in English:

noun

informal
1A physical beating or assault: a savage beatdown
1.1A decisive defeat: the Lakers handed out a beatdown on the Pacers, 99-77

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