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graft sth onto sth

phrasal verb with graft uk   us   /ɡrɑːft/ verb [I]
to ​try to ​combine one ​idea, ​method, etc. with another, especially when the two things are very different: The ​editors attempted to ​graft new ​reporting onto previously ​publishedarticles. It would be very difficult to ​graft our company's ​organizationalstructure onto a ​company with a traditional ​hierarchy.
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