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put sth together

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
B2 to put the parts of something in the correct places and join them to each other: I had to put the wardrobe together myself. C1 to prepare a piece of work by collecting several ideas and suggestions and organizing them: The management are putting together a plan/proposal/package to rescue the company. It takes about three weeks to put the magazine together.
put together said after a phrase that refers to a group of people or things to show that you are thinking of them as a group rather than separately: She earns more than all the rest of us put together. The population of the US is bigger than that of Britain, France, and Germany put together.
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