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stick

verb (FIX)    /stɪk/ (stuck, stuck)
B1 [I or T] to cause something to become fixed, for example with glue or another similar substance: I tried to stick the pieces together with some glue/tape. He stuck up a notice on the board with pins. This glue won't stick. My car's stuck in the mud. Stir the sauce so that it doesn't stick to the pan. My book got wet and all the pages have stuck together. → Compare non-stick, stuck adjectiveGlues and gluing and stickiness [I] If a name sticks, it continues to be used: Although her name is Clare, her little sister called her Lali, and somehow the name stuck.Continue and last
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