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English definition of “turn sth in”

turn sth in

(RETURN) phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
to return something to an organization or a person in authority : Please turn your old parking permits in at the end of the week . Thousands of weapons were turned in during the national gun amnesty .Giving, bringing or getting back
(Definition of turn sth in (RETURN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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