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за- (za-) +‎ пу́тать (pútatʹ)

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запу́тать (zapútatʹpf (imperfective пу́тать or запу́тывать)

  1. to entangle, tangle
  2. to tangle, confuse, complicate, muddle up
    запу́тать де́лоzapútatʹ déloto complicate matters; muddle a business; make a mess of a business; get things into a muddle
  3. (colloquial) to get entangled/enmeshed (in)

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