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English definition of “rout sb out”

rout sb out

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verb [T] uk phrasal verb with rout   /raʊt/ formal us  
to make someone come out of the place where they are: His wife had to rout him out of the crowd.Removing and extractingTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
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