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English definition of “have a, some, etc. say in sth”

have a, some, etc. say in sth

to be involved in making a decision about something: When he's 18, he'll begin to have a/some say in the running of the family business. The staff had little/no say in the restructuring of the company.
(Definition of have a, some, etc. say in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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