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verb fuel pronunciation in British English /ˈfjuːəl/
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present participlefuelling
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past participlefuelled
  1. 1
    [transitive] mainly journalism to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
    Graf’s back problem fuelled speculation that she might soon retire.
    People’s fear of crime is fuelled by sensationalist reports.
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    fuel up

    [intransitive/transitive] to put petrol into a vehicle or aircraft
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      [intransitive] if a vehicle fuels or fuels up, it is filled with petrol
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the buying and selling of human organs

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