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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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