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English definition of “bail out”

bail out

(UK also bale out)
verb uk phrasal verb with bail   /beɪl/ us  

(JUMP)

to jump out of an aircraft with a parachute because the aircraft is going to have an accident: The plane's engine failed and the pilot was forced to bail out.Running away and escapingAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air

(STOP)

mainly US to stop doing or being involved with something: The actor has bailed out of the film after only three weeks' shooting.Stop having or doing something
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