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English definition of “lean”


verb [I/T] (SLOPE)   /lin/ (past tense and past participle leaned  /lind/)
to move your body away from a vertical position so that it is bent forward or resting against something, or to place something in a sloping position against something: [I always + adv/prep] The conductor leaned over us and asked for our tickets . [I always + adv/prep] She paused for a moment to rest and leaned against a large rock . [T] He leaned his bike against the wall .
(Definition of lean verb (SLOPE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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