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English definition of “put sth down”

put sth down

(REDUCE) UK (UK and US bring sth down) phrasal verb with put     /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to reduce a price or a charge: Shops are being forced to put their prices down in order to attract customers. It's time that the government put down interest rates.Value and price decreases
(Definition of put sth down (REDUCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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