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Definition of store verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they store
    he / she / it stores
    past simple stored
    -ing form storing
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  1. 1store something (away/up) to put something somewhere and keep it there to use later animals storing up food for the winter You can store coffee beans in the freezer to keep them fresh. He hoped the electronic equipment was safely stored away.
  2. 2store something to keep information or facts in a computer or in your brain Thousands of pieces of data are stored in a computer's memory.
  3. Phrasal Verbsstore somethingup
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