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lift

verb
 
 
/lɪft/
UP [T] B1 to put something or someone in a higher position
kaldırmak, havaya kaldırmak
Could you help me lift this table, please? She lifted the baby up and put him in his chair.Raising and lowering
WEATHER [I] If fog lifts, it disappears.
kalkmak, kaybolmak, yok olmak, dağılmak
By noon the fog had lifted and the day turned hot.Clouds, dew, fog and steam
RULES [T] to stop a rule
(kural) kaldırmak
The government had already lifted the ban on beef imports.Rules and laws
STEAL [T] informal to steal or copy something
çalmak veya kopya etmek; yürütmek, aşırmak
Entire paragraphs of his thesis were lifted from other sources. →  See also not lift a finger StealingCopying and copiesForgery
(Definition of lift verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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