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English definition of “attend”

attend

verb (BE PRESENT)    /əˈtend/
B1 [I or T] to go to an event, place, etc.: Over two hundred people attended the funeral. The meeting is on the fifth and we're hoping everyone will attend. → See also well attendedPresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible B1 [T] to go officially and usually regularly to a place: Which school do your children attend? I attended the classes/seminars/lectures for a month or two.PresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
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