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pad

verb [T]
 
 
/pæd/ (-dd-)
US to make something become or seem larger by adding things: She accused those who advertise tobacco of padding their bank accounts by selling the health and future of our young people.pad sth with sth The scheme involved padding customers' long-distance phone bills with fake charges.
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