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English definition of “join”

join

verb [I or T] (DO TOGETHER)    /dʒɔɪn/
A2 to get involved in an activity or journey with another person or group: I don't have time for a drink now, but I'll join you later. Why don't you ask your sister if she would like to join us for supper? We took the ferry across the Channel and then joined (= got on) the Paris train at Calais. If you're buying tickets, please join the queue (= stand at the end of it). If you're buying tickets, please join the line (= stand at the end of it). I'm sure everyone will join me in wishing you a very happy retirement (= everyone else will do this too). The police have joined with (= they have begun to work with) the drugs squad in trying to catch major drug traffickers. The design company is planning to join up with a shoe manufacturer and create a new range of footwear.Creating alliances
(Definition of join verb (DO TOGETHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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