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English definition of “plant”

plant

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (PUT SECRETLY)    /plɑːnt/ US  /plænt/ informal
to put something or someone in a position secretly, especially in order to deceive someone: She insisted that the drugs had been planted on her without her knowledge.Placing and positioning an objectPlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking B2 to put a bomb somewhere so that it will explode there: The bomb was planted in the station waiting room.Placing and positioning an objectPlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking planting     /ˈplɑːn.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈplæn.t̬ɪŋ/ noun [C or U] Heavy rain delayed planting in parts of Indiana.Gardening - general words
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