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verb [intransitive/transitive] sew pronunciation in British English /səʊ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesewing
past tensesewed
past participlesewn

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  1. 2
    to fasten something using a needle and thread
    sew something on something:

    He was sewing a new button on his jacket.

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