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English definition of “cover”

cover

verb [T] (PLACE OVER)   /ˈkʌv·ər/
to put or spread something over something, or to lie on the surface of something: Once the rice comes to a boil , turn down the flame and cover the pot . She covered the child with a blanket . If something covers an area of a particular size , it is equal to an area of that size : Grand Canyon National Park covers over a million acres .
(Definition of cover verb (PLACE OVER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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