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English definition of “bed down”

bed down

(WORK WELL) phrasal verb with bed     /bed/ verb [T] (-dd-) old-fashioned
If a new process or organization beds down, it starts to operate well because it has existed for long enough: It did not take the procedure long to bed down.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
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