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English definition of “plant”

plant

verb (PUT)    /plɑːnt/ US  /plænt/
[T + adv/prep] to put something firmly and strongly in a particular place: My brother planted himself on the sofa in front of the television. He planted a kiss on her forehead/a blow on his opponent's jaw.Placing and positioning an object C2 [T usually + adv/prep] to cause an idea or story to exist: That incident planted doubts about him in my mind. Who planted these rumours?Causing things to happen planting     /ˈplɑːn.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈplæn.t̬ɪŋ/ noun [C or U] Heavy rain delayed planting in parts of Indiana.Gardening - general words
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