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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theytrot out
he/she/ittrots out
present participletrotting out
past tensetrotted out
past participletrotted out
  1. 2
    to make someone appear in public, usually to represent an organization or an opinion
    He was often trotted out at formal dinners.
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