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English definition of “hand out something”

hand out something

verb [T] phrasal verb with hand  /hænd/ us  
to give something to each of a number of people: Would you please hand out the balloons to the children?
(Definition of hand out something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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