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swot

2 verb
     
swot2 past tense and past participle swotted, present participle swotting [intransitive]
British English informal to study a lot in a short time, especially for an examination [= revise]
swot for
students swotting for exams

swot up

phrasal verb
British English to learn as much as you can about a subject, especially in order to prepare for an examination
swot up on
It's worth swotting up on all the different types of computer before you buy one.
swot something ↔ up
I spent all last night swotting up German verbs.

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