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English definition of “open”

open

verb [T] (AVAILABLE)    /ˈəʊ.pən/ US  /ˈoʊ-/
to make something available: This research opens (up) the possibility of being able to find a cure for the disease. The country is planning to open (up) its economy to foreign investment.Available and accessiblePresent
(Definition of open verb (AVAILABLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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