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English definition of “run”

run

verb [I/T] (OPERATE)   /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran  /ræn/, past participle run)
to manage or operate something: [T] She runs the business out of her home. [I] She left the engine running while she went into the store. [T] Can you run both of these programs at once? [T] They’re running tests on his heart functions. If something runs on a particular type of energy, it uses that type of energy to operate: [I] Some calculators run on solar power .
(Definition of run verb (OPERATE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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