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set forth

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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyset forth
he/she/itsets forth
present participlesetting forth
past tenseset forth
past participleset forth
  1. 1
    [intransitive] literary to start a journey, especially one that is long or difficult
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of set forth
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to explain or describe something in a clear and detailed way, especially in writing

    This memorandum sets forth basic departmental policies.

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