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verb [intransitive] belong pronunciation in British English /bɪˈlɒŋ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybelong
he/she/itbelongs
present participlebelonging
past tensebelonged
past participlebelonged

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  1. 1
    to be in the right place
    When you’ve finished, put the cassettes back where they belong.
    That lamp belongs on the desk.
    These workers belong in a different category.
  2. 2
    to feel happy and comfortable in a particular place or with a particular group of people
    I don’t feel that I belong here.
    sense/feeling of belonging: After three years here, I feel a strong sense of belonging.

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