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English definition of “clock out”

clock out

(UK also clock off) informal phrasal verb with clock     /klɒk/ US  /klɑːk/ verb [T]
to leave work, especially by recording the time you leave on a special machineWorking hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
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