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English definition of “quit”


verb [I or T]     /kwɪt/ (present participle quitting, past tense and past participle quit)
B1 to stop doing something or leave a job or a place : Would you quit your job if you inherited lots of money ? [+ -ing verb] I'm going to quit smok ing . Quit wast ing my time ! Press Q to quit the program .Retiring and resigning from workStop having or doing something
(Definition of quit verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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