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English definition of “keep”


verb [T] (POSSESS)   /kip/ (past tense and past participle kept  /kept/)
to be in or continue to be in someone’s possession : Can I keep this photo ? "Keep the change ," she told the driver . We keep aspirin in the kitchen (= have it there for future use). If you keep a diary or record , you write about events or record information .
(Definition of keep verb (POSSESS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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