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land

verb
 
 
/lænd/
[I or T] TRANSPORT when a plane lands or someone lands it, it comes down from the sky to the ground: We shall be landing at Paris, Charles de Gaulle, in approximately ten minutes.
[I] TRANSPORT when a boat lands, it arrives at a port, etc. next to the land: The ferry will land at the International Ferry Terminal.
[T] TRANSPORT to take goods or people off a ship or aircraft: After some delay the customs officer finally gave them permission to land the goods.
[I] to arrive somewhere: The report landed on my desk yesterday morning.
[T] informal to get or achieve something good, for example a job: In the past six months they have and landed some high-profile contracts.
(Definition of land verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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