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to make something such as an idea, plan, system, or law start to work and be used
to do something that you have planned or agreed to do, especially after not being sure you want to do it
to complete something that was planned, often despite difficulties or opposition
to make sure that something happens or is done
to cause something such as an idea or a plan to move forward
to make certain that something happens or is done
to start to use a plan or idea so that it becomes real and has practical results
to start using something such as a plan or idea
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a card game for two pairs of players
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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