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belongverb [I]

us   /bɪˈlɔŋ/
to be in the right place, or (of a person) to feel that you are in the right place: Your shoes belong in the closet, not in the middle of the room. Tom, it’s great to see you on TV – you belong here. The painting belongs in (= should be in) a modern art museum.
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belongverb

uk   /bɪˈlɒŋ/ us   /bɪˈlɑːŋ/
B2 [I + adv/prep] to be in the right place or a suitable place: This table belongs in the sitting room. Where do these spoons belong? These papers belong with the others.
B2 [I] to feel happy or comfortable in a situation: After three years in Cambridge, I finally feel as if I belong here.

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