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English definition of “outstay”

outstay

verb uk   /ˌaʊtˈsteɪ/ us  
outstay your welcome to continue to stay in a place although other people want you to leave: They were busy so I left - I didn't want to outstay my welcome.Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of outstay from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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