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verb mend pronunciation in British English /mend/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymend
he/she/itmends
present participlemending
past tensemended
past participlemended

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  1. 1
    [transitive] to repair a tear or hole in a piece of clothing
    These socks need to be mended.
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    1. a.
      British to repair something that is broken or damaged so that it can be used again
      The gate needs to be mended so it closes properly.
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  2. 2
    [transitive] to do something to end an argument or disagreement
    The Secretary of State and Chinese Foreign Minister met in an attempt to mend strained relations.

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mender

noun [countable]
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singularmender
pluralmenders

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