Definition of 'implement'
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Example sentences containing 'implement'
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The government will implement what you decide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any board that proceeded to implement the change would be considered irresponsible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The question is, who is going to implement this change? Times, Sunday Times (2016)A government source said that implementing the plan would be seen to make a difference. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He also called for clarity on whether the government would seek transitional arrangements to give businesses more breathing space before a new system is implemented. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Councils and housing associations will be able to choose whether they implement the policy, rather than being forced to do so by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Beyond implementing the new framework, further regulation may not be necessary, she added. Computing (2010)He can make big hits and, crucially, he is an expert at implementing a game plan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Spending cuts that were automatically implemented after the last big budget fight are still in place. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is also concern about government plans to implement exit checks next month. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Iron tools and other implements such as lamps were widely used. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Ministers have not set aside extra cash to implement the reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The signed framework agreement would be implemented gradually over ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But if the system had been properly implemented it would have been effective. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are reviewing our procedures and will implement changes to ensure that this does not happen again. The Sun (2014)What programs have you planned to implement in the next ten years? Christianity Today (2000)This should be accompanied by the political will to implement programmes and measures. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The regulator wants to implement the policy across the board. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It seems unlikely that these reforms will be implemented very soon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many companies do not implement service agreements until they secure their first external investment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now he is leaving before his plan can be implemented properly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ministers admitted that more work would have to be done on how the measure would be implemented. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So policymakers should be elected ministers and those who implement the policy should be neutral and independent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For the converts it had become a race to implement the new scientific system of measurement. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)These companies approach the design and construction of writing implements like Baroque artists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It adjusted that last week, implementing a new landing page on google. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The call comes despite a 2011 government pledge to implement a national scheme. The Sun (2015)The lead character is a writing implement, a pencil. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Instead, honestly identify what needs to be changed and implement it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A lot of people talk about change but very few people are able to implement change properly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'implement'
British English: implement VERB
If you implement something such as a plan, you ensure that what has been planned is done.
The government promised to implement a new system to control financial loan institutions.
British English: implement NOUN
An implement is a tool or other piece of equipment.
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