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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystem from
he/she/itstems from
present participlestemming from
past tensestemmed from
past participlestemmed from

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  1. stem from something to be caused by something

    His popularity stemmed from the fact that he was born in the area.

    Many of her problems stem from her family.

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mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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