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English definition of “put sth forward”

put sth forward

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to change a clock or watch to make it show a later time, especially an hour later: Most European countries put the clocks forward in the spring.
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