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English definition of “fill”

fill

verb [T] (JOB)    /fɪl/
C1 to give a job or position to someone: I'm sorry, the job/post/vacancy has already been filled. We would prefer to fill the post with (= give it to) a recent graduate.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs Grammar:Full or filled?Full is an adjective, and means ‘containing a lot’:See more
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