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dovetailverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdʌvˌteɪl/
to fit together well, or to cause something to fit together well with something else: [I] Our plans dovetailed, and we were able to meet that evening.
(Definition of dovetail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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dovetailnoun [C]

/ˈdʌv.teɪl/  us /ˈdʌv.teɪl/ (also dovetail joint) specialized
a type of joint used to fix two pieces of wood firmly together

dovetailverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈdʌv.teɪl/  us   /ˈdʌv.teɪl/
(Definition of dovetail from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dovetail”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)咬合, (使)吻合, (使)衔接…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)吻合, (使)銜接, (使)咬合…
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