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English definition of “set sth down”

set sth down

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
[often passive] to record or state , especially in a formal document , rules or principles about something: The cutbacks will help AWG achieve the tough efficiency targets set down by the regulator .set sth down in sth The general duties of employers to their employees are set down in Article 4 of the Order .
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