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send sth out

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with send   /send/ (sent, sent) us  

(PRODUCE)

C2 to produce something in a way that causes it to spread out from a central point: The equipment sent out a regular high-pitched signal. The torch sends out a powerful beam of light. The bushes were sending out new shoots.

(POST/EMAIL)

to send something to a lot of different people, usually by post or email: We sent out the wedding invitations about three weeks ago.
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