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verb piece pronunciation in British English /piːs/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypiece
he/she/itpieces
present participlepiecing
past tensepieced
past participlepieced
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phrasal verb

piece together

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypiece together
he/she/itpieces together
present participlepiecing together
past tensepieced together
past participlepieced together
  1. 1
    to learn the truth about something by considering all the separate bits of information you have
    Detectives are still piecing together the circumstances surrounding the incident.
  2. 2
    to make something by combining separate bits
    The rugs are constructed by piecing together different coloured strips.

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