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English definition of “sit-in”


noun [C]    /ˈsɪt̬ˌɪn/
social studies a public event in which a person or group enters a place and refuses to leave until certain demands have been agreed to: Students carried out a sit-in at the governor’s office to protest higher tuition costs .
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