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pilot

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈpaɪlət/
TRANSPORT to fly an aircraft: She pilots planes for the US Postal Service.
MARKETING to test a new idea for a product, service, etc. over a short period to see whether it is worth developing and investing in: The scheme is being piloted by a few councils with a view to extending it nationwide.
GOVERNMENT, WORKPLACE to be responsible for making sure something develops or goes through a process without problems: pilot sth through sth Two congressmen, one Democrat and one Republican, piloted the bill through the House.
Translations of “pilot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 航空器, 飛行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞行器, 飞行…
(Definition of pilot verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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