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English definition of “lift”

lift

verb (STEAL)    /lɪft/
[T] informal to steal somethingStealing [T] informal to use someone else's writing, music , or idea , pretending that it is your own: He'd lifted whole passages from a website .Faking and pretendingCopying and copiesForgery
(Definition of lift verb (STEAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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