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verb [transitive] pilot pronunciation in American English /ˈpaɪlət/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypilot
he/she/itpilots
present participlepiloting
past tensepiloted
past participlepiloted
  1. 2
    to try something with a small group of people to find out if it would be successful or popular
    The program will initially be piloted in four schools.
  2. 3
    to give someone advice or instructions that help them to do something
    Our advisors are here to pilot members through the new procedure.
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