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set out

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
C2 to start an activity with a particular aim: She set out with the aim of becoming the youngest ever winner of the championship. [+ to infinitive] They set out to discover a cure for cancer. to start a journey
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