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jab

2 noun
     
jab2 [countable]
1 a sudden hard hit, especially with a pointed object or your fist (=closed hand):
a boxer with a good left jab
2 something you say to criticize someone or something else:
White House officials took a sharp jab at the Democrats' plan.
3 British English informal an injection given to prevent you from catching a disease [= shot]:
a typhoid jab

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