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say

verb [T] (GIVE INFORMATION)    /seɪ/ (said, said)
B1 to give information in writing, numbers , or signs : My watch says three o'clock. Can you read what that notice says? [+ (that)] It says in the paper (that) they've found the man who did it. [+ to infinitive] It says on the bottle to take three tabletsa day .Announcing, informing and stating
(Definition of say verb (GIVE INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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