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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stunt /ˈstʌnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stunt /ˈstənt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stunted p. pr. & vb. n. Stunting.]  To hinder from growing to the natural size; to prevent the growth of; to stint, to dwarf; as, to stunt a child; to stunt a plant.
    When, by a cold penury, I blast the abilities of a nation, and stunt the growth of its active energies, the ill or may do is beyond all calculation.   --Burke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stunt n.
 1. A check in growth; also, that which has been checked in growth; a stunted animal or thing.
 2. Specifically: A whale two years old, which, having been weaned, is lean, and yields but little blubber.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stunt n.
 1. A feat hard to perform; an act which is striking for the skill, strength, or the like, required to do it; a feat. [Colloq.]
    An extraordinary man does three or four different =\“stunts with remarkable dexterity.\=    --The Bookman.
    He does not try to do stunts; and, above all, he does not care to go in swimming.    --L. Hutton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to
           gain attention
      2: a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from
         attaining full growth
      v 1: check the growth or development of; "You will stunt your
           growth by building all these muscles"
      2: perform a stunt or stunts