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English definition of “lodge”

lodge

verb
 
 
/lɒdʒ/
lodge in/on, etc to become stuck somewhere: The bullet had lodged near his heart. → Compare dislodgeClosing and blocking
lodge at/with, etc to live in someone's home and give them money for itLiving or sleeping somewhere
lodge a claim/complaint/protest, etc to officially complain about something: He lodged an official complaint against the officers responsible.Announcing, informing and statingActivism and pressure groups
(Definition of lodge verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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