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English definition of “out”

out

adverb, preposition (DEFEATED)    /aʊt/
(in sport ) no longer able to play because your turn has finished : Two of the best players on the team were out after ten minutes . New Zealand were all out for 246 (= the team finished with a score of 246).Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated (in politics ) no longer able to govern because you have lost an election : The Social Democrats were voted out after 15 years in power .Elections
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (DEFEATED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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