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English definition of “pump”

pump

verb [T] (USE DEVICE)   /pʌmp/
If you pump money into something, you spend a lot of money trying to make it successful: We’re pumping millions into this new program. infml When you pump someone, you ask for information, esp. in an indirect way: I pumped him for details about the deal.
(Definition of pump verb (USE DEVICE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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