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noun     graft pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a piece of skin, bone etc from one part of your body used to replace or repair a damaged part of your body
    1. a.
      biology a piece taken from a plant and joined to a cut made in another plant so that it can grow there
  2. 2
    [uncountable] American informal dishonest or illegal activities in politics or business that involve giving people money or advantages in exchange for their help or support
  3. 3
    [uncountable] British informal effort needed for doing hard work
    hard graft:

    The job was finished on time, thanks to the sheer hard graft of those involved.



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