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beatdown Syllabification: beat·down
Pronunciation: /ˈbētˌdoun/

Definition of beatdown in English:


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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