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English definition of “light”

light

verb [I/T] (FLAME)   /lɑɪt/ (past tense and past participle lit  /lɪt/ or lighted)
to produce a flame: [I] I can’t get the barbecue to light. [T] I tried to light the fire, but the wood was wet.
(Definition of light verb (FLAME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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