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English definition of “put something before someone/something”

put something before someone/something

verb phrasal verb with put  /pʊt/ ( present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to offer an idea or law to a group for a decision or vote: Our panel can put the proposal before the Executive Committee in July.
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