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English definition of “plant”

plant

noun [C usually singular] (PUT SECRETLY)    /plɑːnt/ US  /plænt/
something illegal or stolen that has been put secretly in a person's clothing or among the things that belong to them to make them seem guilty of a crime: He insisted the money was a plant.Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
(Definition of plant noun (PUT SECRETLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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