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English definition of “arrange”


verb [I or T]     /əˈreɪndʒ/
to plan , prepare , or organize something: The outing was arranged by the firm as part of a team-building exercise .arrange an appointment/loan/meeting, etc. Industry leaders hastily arranged a meeting with city officials .arrange for sth The bank arranged for the sale of $1.2 billion of consumer loans .arrange for sb to do sth We can also arrange for you to receive specialist tax advice .arrange to do sth Clients can arrange to discuss their finances at any time .
(Definition of arrange verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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