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English definition of “set”

set

adjective [before noun] (STUDY)    /set/
a set book is one that must be studied for a particular course : The students are reading ' Lord of the Flies ' as one of their set books / texts this year .Classes, courses and coursework
(Definition of set adjective (STUDY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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