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Translation of "set" - English-Catalan dictionary

set

verb   /set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 to arrange a time when something will happen fixar, establir Should we set a date for the next meeting? The next meeting is set for 6 February.
B1 When the sun sets, it moves down in the sky so that it cannot be seen. pondre’s
B1 If a book, play, or movie is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time. ambientar It’s a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.
to make a piece of equipment ready to be used posar, programar He set the alarm for 7 a.m.
set someone free to allow someone to leave prison posar en llibertat algú
set fire to something to make something start burning calar foc a ac
set the table to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table before you have a meal parar la taula
If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid. solidificar-se
UK If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it. posar Mr Harley forgot to set us any science homework.
(Definition of set verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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