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English definition of “spill out”

spill out

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with spill   /spɪl/ (spilled or UK also spilt, spilled or UK also spilt) us  
to flow or fall out of a container: All the shopping had spilled out of my bag. The contents of the truck spilled out across the road. If people spill out of a place, large numbers of them come out of it: People were spilling out of the wine bar onto the street.
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