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English definition of “kept”

kept

verb uk   /kept/ us  
past simple and past participle of keep

kept

adjective uk   /kept/ usually humorous us  
kept woman/man someone who does not work but is instead given money and a place to live by the person she or he is having a sexual relationship with
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