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English definition of “pilot”

pilot

adjective [before noun]     /ˈpaɪ.lət/
describes a plan , product , or system that is used to test how good something is before introducing it: If the pilot scheme is successful , many more homes will be offered the new television service . If the pilot program is successful , many more homes will be offered the new television service .Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
(Definition of pilot adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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