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meet a debt/cost/expense etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeet a debt/cost/expense etcmeet a debt/cost/expense etcPAY FORto make a payment that needs to be made The government has promised to meet the cost of clearing up after the floods. meet
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meet a debt/cost/expense etcBarnardo's had to draw £1.7 million from its reserves to meet costs.
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