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English definition of “stick”


verb [I/T] (ATTACH)   /stɪk/ (past tense and past participle stuck  /stʌk/)
to attach or become attached : [T] Stick the tape to the back of the picture . [I] It was so hot that my clothes stuck to me.
(Definition of stick verb (ATTACH) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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