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steer

verb [I/T]  us   /stɪər/

steer verb [I/T] (DIRECT)

to control the direction of a vehicle: [T] It’s not easy to steer the car through these narrow streets. [I] fig. The speech steered clear of (= avoided) controversial issues. If you steer someone, you cause the person to go in a particular direction: [T] She steered her guests into the dining room. If you steer an activity, you cause it to deal with a particular feature or topic: [T] I’d like to steer the discussion back to our original topic.

steer

noun [C]  us   /stɪr/

steer noun [C] (MALE COW)

a young male of the cattle family that has had its sex organs removed and that is usually raised for meat
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