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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypen up
he/she/itpens up
present participlepenning up
past tensepenned up
past participlepenned up
  1. same as pen2 (sense 2)

    Before she left she penned up both dogs in the back yard.

See also main entry: pen
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