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English definition of “deal with sth”

deal with sth

phrasal verb with deal
 
 
/diːl/ verb (past tense and past participle dealt)
to do something in order to achieve something or in order to solve a problem: A few minor technical problems will have to be dealt with.
to be responsible for a particular job or activity in a company or organization: The department I work in deals with customer complaints.
to be about a particular subject: The Act deals with the provision of suitable facilities for disabled employees.
(Definition of deal with sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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