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English definition of “count sb out”

count sb out

[often passive] (BOXING) phrasal verb with count     /kaʊnt/ verb
In a boxing competition, the referee counts a fighter out by counting to ten when they fall to the floor and lose the fight by failing to get up before the end of the counting: Cooper was counted out in the final round.BoxingWrestling
(Definition of count sb out (BOXING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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