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English definition of “set sth down”

set sth down

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

(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
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