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go without (sth)

verb uk phrasal verb with go   /ɡəʊ/ us    /ɡoʊ/ (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
C2 to not have something or to manage to live despite not having something: If you don't want fish for dinner, then you'll just have to go without! I'd rather go without food than work for him.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
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