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English definition of “return”

return

verb (PUT BACK)    /rɪˈtɜːn/ US  /-ˈtɝːn/
A2 [T] to send , take, give, put, etc. something back to where it came from: The new TV broke so they returned it to the shop . He returned two books he had borrowed from me in 2003. She carefully returned the book to its place on the shelf .Giving, bringing or getting back [T] in sports such as tennis , to hit the ball back to your opponent Tennis and racket sports returnable     /rɪˈtɜː.nə.bl̩/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/ adjective a returnable bottle Giving, bringing or getting back
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