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From Late Latin battere, variant of Latin battuere (to beat, hit), present active infinitive of battuō.

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battere

  1. (transitive) to beat, patrol, batter, strike or hit something or pound or throb or stamp/stomp (e.g. feet)
  2. (transitive) to defeat, to overcome, to beat
  3. (transitive) to take (a penalty, a corner kick, etc)
  4. (transitive) to clap (hands)
  5. (transitive) to type
  6. (transitive) to tender; to offer a payment (at sales or auctions)
  7. (transitive) to prostitute

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battere

  1. (intransitive) (of the heart or pulse) To beat.
  2. (intransitive) To prostitute.

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