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English definition of “put sth down”

put sth down

(PAY) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to pay part of the cost and promise to pay the rest later: I've put a deposit down on a new car.Paying and spending money
(Definition of put sth down (PAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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