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English definition of “plug into sth”

plug into sth

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with plug   /plʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to get to know and receive information about something, or to start using or being involved in it: Andy is really plugged into the popular music scene. We also plug into the research facilities available, and license technology from independent sources.
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