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English definition of “rig”

rig

verb [T] uk   /rɪɡ/ (-gg-) us  

rig verb [T] (DISHONESTLY ARRANGE)

to arrange dishonestly for the result of something, for example an election, to be changed: Previous elections in the country have been rigged by the ruling party.Elections

rig verb [T] (FIX IN PLACE)

to fix a piece of equipment in place: We rigged up a tent between two trees. The sailors rigged the ship with new sails.Placing and positioning an object
Phrasal verbs

rig

noun [C] uk   /rɪɡ/ us  

rig noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a large structure that is used for removing oil or gas from the ground or the bottom of the sea: Safety precautions on oil rigs are designed to cope with fires and small-scale explosions.Mining and quarrying

rig noun [C] (TRUCK)

mainly US a truck consisting of two or more parts that bend where they are joined so that the vehicle can turn corners more easilyTrucks, vans and caravans
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