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English definition of “lift”

lift

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (TAKE HOLD)    /lɪft/
to take hold of and raise something in order to remove, carry, or move it to a different position: She lifted the baby out of her chair. He lifted the box carefully down from the shelf.Raising and lowering
(Definition of lift verb (TAKE HOLD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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