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English definition of “carry”

carry

verb [T] (SUPPORT WEIGHT)    /ˈkær.i/ US  /ˈker-/
C2 to support the weight of something without moving or breaking: The weight of the cathedral roof is carried by two rows of pillars.Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beams
(Definition of carry verb (SUPPORT WEIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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