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English definition of “put sth back”

put sth back

(OF CLOCK) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to change a clock or watch to make it show an earlier time, for example because you are now in a part of the world where the time is differentAdapting and modifying ChangingAdapting and attuning to something
(Definition of put sth back (OF CLOCK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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