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English definition of “quit”

quit

verb [I or T] uk   /kwɪt/ (present participle quitting, past tense and past participle quit) us  
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 smoking. Quit wasting my time! Press Q to quit the program.Retiring and resigning from workStop having or doing something
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