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English definition of “set out”

set out

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
[I] to start an activity with a particular aim: Some people set out with the deliberate intention of running their own business, others stumble into it.set out to do sth He set out to design software that would be accessible to employees outside the accounting department.
(Definition of set out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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