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put in

verb (adverb)
1.
(intransitive) (nautical) to bring a vessel into port, esp for a brief stay we put in for fresh provisions
2.
(often foll by for) to apply or cause to apply (for a job, in a competition, etc)
3.
(transitive) to submit he put in his claims form
4.
to intervene with (a remark) during a conversation
5.
(transitive) to devote (time, effort, etc) to a task he put in three hours overtime last night
6.
(transitive) to establish or appoint he put in a manager
7.
(transitive) (cricket) to cause (a team, esp the opposing one) to bat England won the toss and put the visitors in to bat
noun
8.
(rugby) the act of throwing the ball into a scrum
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