gear sth to/towards sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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gear sth to/towards sb/sth

phrasal verb with gear uk   /ɡɪər/  us   /ɡɪr/ verb
to ​design or ​organize something so that it is ​suitable for a ​particularpurpose, ​situation, or ​group of ​people: Most ​publicplaces are ​simply not geared to the ​needs of ​people with ​disabilities. The ​workshops are geared towards ​helpingpeople to ​become more ​employable. These ​advertisements are geared towards a ​youngeraudience.
(Definition of gear sth to/towards sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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