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graft

noun uk   /ɡrɑːft/ us    /ɡræft/

graft noun (PIECE)

[C] a piece of healthy skin or bone cut from one part of a person's body and used to repair another damaged part, or a piece cut from one living plant and attached to another plant so that it grows there: He has had a skin graft on his badly burned arm.

graft noun (WORK)

[U] UK informal work: I've never been afraid of hard graft.

graft noun (INFLUENCE)

[U] mainly US the act of getting money or advantage through the dishonest use of political power and influence: The whole government was riddled with graft, bribery, and corruption.

graft

verb uk   /ɡrɑːft/ us    /ɡræft/

graft verb (ADD PIECE)

[T] to take and put in place a graft: Skin was removed from her leg and grafted on/onto her face. [T] to join or add something new: The management tried unsuccessfully to graft new working methods onto the existing ways of doing things.

graft verb (WORK)

[I] UK informal to work hard: It was very sad that after spending all those years grafting (away), he died so soon after he retired.
grafter
noun [C] uk   /ˈɡrɑːf.tər/ us    /ˈɡræf.tɚ/ UK informal
a hard worker
(Definition of graft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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