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English definition of “leave”

leave

verb [T] (WAIT)    /liːv/ (left, left)
C2 If you leave (doing) something, you wait before you do it: I'll leave these letters till Monday (= write them on Monday). Don't leave it too late (= don't wait too long to do it). [+ -ing verb] They left booking their holiday till/to the last minute.WaitingStaying and remaining
(Definition of leave verb (WAIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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