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Meaning of “land” - Learner’s Dictionary

land

verb     /lænd/
ARRIVE [I, T] B1 If an aircraft lands, it arrives on the ground after a journey, and if you land it, you make it arrive on the ground: We should land in Madrid at 7 a.m. He managed to land the helicopter on the cliff.Arriving, entering and invadingAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
land in/on, etc If an object or person lands somewhere, they fall to the ground there: The ball landed in the neighbour's garden. She landed flat on her back.Arriving, entering and invading
ACHIEVE [T] to get something, usually something good: He's just landed a new job at an agency in London.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of land verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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