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stunt  

  ( stunts    plural & 3rd person present)   ( stunting    present participle)   ( stunted    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A stunt is something interesting that is done in order to attract attention and get publicity for the person or company responsible for it.  
In a bold promotional stunt for the movie, he smashed his car into a passing truck.     
2       n-count   A stunt is a dangerous and exciting piece of action in a film.  
Sean Connery insisted on living dangerously for his new film by performing his own stunts.     
3       verb   If something stunts the growth or development of a person or thing, it prevents it from growing or developing as much as it should.  
The heart condition had stunted his growth a bit...      V n  
High interest rates have stunted economic growth.      V n  
  stunted      adj  
Damage may result in stunted growth and sometimes death of the plant.     


stunt man        ( stunt men    plural  ) , stuntman   A stunt man is a man whose job is to do dangerous things, either for publicity, or in a film instead of an actor so that the actor does not risk being injured.      n-count  
stunt woman        ( stunt women    plural  ) , stuntwoman   A stunt woman is a woman whose job is to do dangerous things, either for publicity, or in a film instead of an actor so that the actor does not risk being injured.      n-count  
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