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English definition of “put sth on”

put sth on

(OPERATE) mainly UK phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
A2 to make a device operate, or to cause a device to play something, such as a CD or DVD, by pressing a switch: Could you put the light on? Do you mind if I put the television/some music on? Don't forget to put the brake on.Electrical switches and connections
(Definition of put sth on (OPERATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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