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prop  /prp/  n. 1 a support, such as a pole or piece of wood, used to hold up s.t. else: A worker put a prop against the wall of the tunnel to keep it from falling. 2 a piece of scenery used in theatrical performances: Workers changed the props between the acts of the play. 3 prop or prop jet: a small airplane: She makes business trips in her companys prop jet.
phrasal v. sep. [T] propped, propping, props to prop s.t. up: to support, keep s.t. from falling: The government props up the prices of farm products to support farmers incomes.||It props them up. prop

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