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verb (adverb)
noun put-in
rugby the act of throwing the ball into a scrum
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British Dictionary definitions for put in (2 of 2)

Putin
/ (ˈpjutɪn) /

noun
Vladimir (Vladimirovich). born 1952, Russian statesman; president of Russia (2000–08) and from 2012; prime minister (2008–12)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with put in

put in

1

Make a formal offer of, as in a court of law. For example, He put in a plea of not guilty. [Mid-1400s]

2

Interpose, interject; see put in a good word; put one's oar in.

3

Spend time at a location or job, as in He put in three years at hard labor, or She put in eight hours a day at her desk. [Mid-1800s]

4

Plant, as in We put in thirty new trees. [Early 1800s]

5

Enter a port or harbor, as in The yacht will put in here for the night. [Early 1600s]

6

put in for. Request or apply for something, as in I put in for a raise, or John put in for department supervisor. [c. 1600]

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