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litverb

uk   /lɪt/  us   /lɪt/
past simple and past participle of light verb

litnoun [U]

uk   /lɪt/  us   /lɪt/
(Definition of lit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lit

 us   /lɪt/
past simple and past participle oflight: a ​dimly lit ​room (= a ​room without much ​light)
(Definition of lit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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