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verb [transitive] inset pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈset/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyinset
he/she/itinsets
present participleinsetting
past tenseinset
past participleinset

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  1. 1
    to put something such as a small picture onto a printed page
  2. 2
    to put small jewels, stones, pieces of glass etc in the surface of something as a decoration
    inset something with something:

    The frame is inset with pieces of coloured glass.

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