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English definition of “graft sth onto sth”

graft sth onto sth

phrasal verb with graft     /ɡrɑːft/ verb [I]
to try to combine one idea, method, etc. with another, especially when the two things are very different: The editors attempted to graft new reporting onto previously published articles. It would be very difficult to graft our company's organizational structure onto a company with a traditional hierarchy.
(Definition of graft sth onto sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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