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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrest with
he/she/itrests with
present participleresting with
past tenserested with
past participlerested with
  1. rest with someone if a decision or responsibility rests with someone, they have the duty or authority to take that decision or responsibility
    The matter now rests with the medical committee.
    Responsibility for child welfare rests with the government.
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ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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