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put back

1 (v + adv) replace, restore TRANSITIVEcuir ar aisput the top back on the bottle cuir an claibín ar ais ar an mbuidéal 2 (v + adv) repay debt of gratitude TRANSITIVEtabhair ar aiscúiteamh a dhéanamhshe wanted to put something back into the community bhí sí ag iarraidh rud éigin a thabhairt ar ais don phobal, bhí sí ag iarraidh an comhar a dhíol leis an bpobal
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3 (v + adv) reinvest TRANSITIVEcuir ar ais VPathinfheistigh verb  c m ushe put the money back in the farm chuir sí an t-airgead ar ais san fheirm, rinne sí an t-airgead a athinfheistiú san fheirm 4 (v + adv) informal delay TRANSITIVEcuir siar  c m ucuir ar athlácuir ar cairdethe meeting was put back by a week cuireadh siar an cruinniú go ceann seachtaine, cuireadh an cruinniú ar athlá go ceann seachtaine, cuireadh an cruinniú ar cairde go ceann seachtaine 5 (v + adv) reset (clock, watch) TRANSITIVEcuir siar  c m ucuir ar gcúl figurative to put the clock back an clog a chur siar, an clog a chur ar gcúl → see put

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