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English definition of “stake”

stake

verb [T] (FASTEN TO POLE)   /steɪk/
to fasten something to a stake: Tomato plants should be staked soon after they are planted .
(Definition of stake verb (FASTEN TO POLE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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