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English definition of “pin”

pin

verb [T always + adv/prep] (HOLD FIRMLY)   /pɪn/ (-nn-)
to hold someone or something firmly in the same position or place : After the earthquake there were several people pinned in the wreckage . fig. No one could pin the label of " conservative " on him (= call him that).
(Definition of pin verb (HOLD FIRMLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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