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verb [transitive]     plug pronunciation in British English
/plʌɡ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyplug
he/she/itplugs
present participleplugging
past tenseplugged
past participleplugged
  1. 1

    plug

    or

    plug up

    to fill a hole so that nothing can get through it
    plug something with something:

    Plug the hole with newspaper before applying the cement.

  2. 2
    to try to make people interested in a book, film, idea etc by talking about it in an enthusiastic way, especially on a radio or television programme

    They’re really here to plug their new album.

 
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