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English definition of “log”


verb (RECORD)    /lɒɡ/ US  /lɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
[T] to officially record something: The Police Complaints Authority has logged more than 90 complaints.Writing and typing [T] (UK also log up) to travel and record a particular distanceTravelling
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