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English definition of “plate sth up”

plate sth up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with plate   /pleɪt/ us  
to put food onto plates, so that one plate of food can be served to each person in a group: Will you collect the soup bowls while I plate up the main course?
(Definition of plate sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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