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verb [transitive] pocket pronunciation in British English /ˈpɒkɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypocket
he/she/itpockets
present participlepocketing
past tensepocketed
past participlepocketed
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  1. 2
    to take money for yourself that does not belong to you, especially when you are responsible for looking after it
    He said the officials pocketed some of the taxes they collected.
  2. 3
    to win or get an amount of money
    Hendry pocketed a first prize of £110,000.

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