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Definition of rappel verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ræˈpɛl//
[intransitive] rappel (down, off, etc. something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rappel
he / she / it rappels
past simple rappelled
-ing form rappelling
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to go down a steep cliff or rock while attached to a rope, pushing against the slope or rock with your feet
rappel noun
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