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plug

verb [T]
 
 
/plʌɡ/ (-gg-)
informal MARKETING to advertise a product, event, etc. by talking about it or praising it, especially on radio or television: During the interview she took the opportunity to plug her new book.
to provide something that is needed, because there is not enough: plug a deficit/gap/hole None of these measures are going to plug the gap caused by falling sales and dismal global markets.
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