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weight

2 verb
     
weight2 [transitive]
1 also weight down to fix a heavy object to something in order to keep it in place
weight something (down) with something
The fishing nets are weighted down with lead.
2 to change something slightly so that you give more importance to particular ideas or people
weight something in favour of somebody/something
a temptation to weight the report in favour of the option you want

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