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verb [T] uk   /ˈren.dər/  us   /-dɚ/

render verb [T] (CAUSE)

C2 formal to cause someone or something to be in a particular state: [+ adj] His rudeness rendered me speechless. New technology has rendered my old computer obsolete. formal to change words into a different language or form: She is rendering the book into English from French.

render verb [T] (GIVE)

C1 formal to give something such as a service, a personal opinion or expression, or a performance of a song or poem, etc. to people: The singers rendered the song with enthusiasm. We see that freight railroads make good profits while rendering excellent service.

render verb [T] (BUILDING)

specialized architecture to put a first layer of plaster or cement on a wall
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