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pilot

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (INTRODUCE)    /ˈpaɪ.lət/ mainly UK
to be responsible for introducing a new law or system and making certain it is established: 20 years ago he piloted a bill through Parliament on working conditions.Legislation and law-makingStarting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of pilot verb (INTRODUCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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