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bridge

2 verb
     
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bridge2 [transitive]
1 to reduce or get rid of the difference between two things:
The differences between our two cultures can be bridged if we continue to communicate.
Alvin managed to bridge the gap between ballet and modern dance.
2TB written to build or form a bridge over something:
a fallen tree bridging the stream

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