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verb
  1. 1
    used for forming perfect tenses
    1. b.
      had someone/something done something... used for saying that something would have happened if the situation had been different
  2. 3

    have

    or

    have got

    used for showing possession
    1. a.
      to own something

      Synonyms or related words for this sense of have

  3. 4
    do or experience something
    1. a.
      to do something

      Synonyms or related words for this sense of have

  4. 7

    have

    or

    have got

    when you should or must do something
  5. 9

    have

    or

    have got

    to contain or include parts, members etc

    Synonyms or related words for this sense of have

phrases

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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