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English definition of “beat sb out”

beat sb out

mainly US phrasal verb with beat     /biːt/ verb (beat, beaten or US also beat)
to defeat someone or do better than them in a competition, sport, or business: They beat out several other rivals for the contract.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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