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English definition of “stake out something”

stake out something

(CLAIM) phrasal verb with stake    /steɪk/ verb [T]
to claim ownership of or a particular interest in something: All politicians will stake out lowering taxes as their very own idea.
(Definition of stake out something (CLAIM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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