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English definition of “feed back”

feed back

phrasal verb with feed
 
 
/fiːd/ verb (fed, fed)
[I or T] to tell someone information that they need to know, especially the results of a discussion, research, an interview, etc.: I'm going to ask one person from each group to feed back. They should also be prepared to feed back issues which need to be addressed by the organization.
[I] to have an effect on something: feed back into sth They believe that profits will rise, and this feeds back into present-day valuations, wealth and spending.
[T] to put something back where it came from, for example to put money back into an organization, in order to improve it: feed sth back into sth As profits are fed back into the trust, it sells shares to workers and reduces its own stake.
(Definition of feed back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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