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verb
  1. 1
    formal to provide a service, or to give help to someone or something

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  2. 3
    formal to make someone or something be or become something

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  3. 5
    to cover a wall with plaster or cement

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  4. 6

    render

    or

    render down

    to heat solid fat to make it liquid, or to boil bones and pieces of meat to produce fat that can be used for cooking

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sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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