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refer (to)

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1 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically

  • try not to refer to the recent death of her aunt
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2 to use or seek out as a source of aid, relief, or advantage

  • she studied so she wouldnʼt have to refer to the book during the exam
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fall back on


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