set sth down Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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set sth down

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)

(WRITING)

[often passive] to write or print something, especially to record it in a formal document: The rules of the club are set down in the members' handbook.

(AIRCRAFT)

to land an aircraft
Translations of “set sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 記錄, (尤指作爲正式檔)寫下,記錄下…
in Chinese (Simplified) 记录, (尤指作为正式文件)写下,记录下…
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