set sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “set sth down” in the English Dictionary

"set sth down" in Business English

See all translations

set sth down

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /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.
(Definition of set sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of set sth down?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“set sth down” in British English

    That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
    That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
    by ,
    May 18, 2016
    by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

    Read More 

    Word of the Day

    parasol

    a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

    Word of the Day

    convo noun
    convo noun
    May 23, 2016
    informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

    Read More