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bow out

phrasal verb with bow uk   us   /baʊ/ verb [I or T]
to leave a job or stop doing an activity, usually after a long time: She'll be bowing out at the end of the month, after hosting the programme for eight years.
Translations of “bow out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辭職, 退出…
in Russian уйти со сцены…
in Turkish uzun bir süreden sonra bir eylemi/bir işi bırakmak, terketmek, mesleği sona ermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辞职, 退出…
in Polish wycofać się…
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