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English definition of “put sth out”

put sth out

(GIVE WORK) UK (US usually contract sth out) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
If you put work out, you employ someone outside your organization to do it: The council has put the job of street-cleaning out to a private firm .Business and commerce - general words
(Definition of put sth out (GIVE WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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