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English definition of “keep (sb/sth) away”

keep (sb/sth) away

phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
B2 to not go somewhere or near something, or to prevent someone from going somewhere or near something: Keep away from the edge of the cliff.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingSeparateness and isolation in spaceAlone
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