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English definition of “put sth towards sth”

put sth towards sth

phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to use an amount of money to pay part of the cost of something: My grandma gave me some money to put towards a new coat.Paying and spending money
(Definition of put sth towards sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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