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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyplough back
he/she/itploughs back
present participleploughing back
past tenseploughed back
past participleploughed back
  1. to put any profits made by a business back into it in order to make it more successful

    All the money we raise is ploughed back into our work.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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