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English definition of “strike out”

strike out

verb phrasal verb with strike  /strɑɪk/ (past tense and past participle struck  /strʌk/) us  

(BEGIN)

to begin a new and independent activity: I needed to strike out on my own. Next year I’m hoping to strike out and find a job where I could make some money.
(Definition of strike out phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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