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English definition of “dry up”

dry up

(END) phrasal verb with dry     /draɪ/ verb [I or T]
C2 If a supply of something dries up, it ends : His main source of work had dried up, leaving him short of money .Coming to an endCausing something to end
(Definition of dry up (END) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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