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anchor

verb
 
 
/ˈæŋkər/
BOAT [I, T] to stop a boat from moving by dropping a heavy metal object into the waterPorts and docks
FASTEN [T] to make something or someone stay in one position by fastening them firmly: We anchored ourselves to the rocks with a rope.Fastening and tying
PROGRAMME [T] US to read the news or announcements on television or radio as your jobRadio and television presenters
(Definition of anchor verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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