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English definition of “stay on”

stay on

phrasal verb with stay     /steɪ/ verb
C1 to continue to be in a place , job , or school after the other people who were with you have left : Gill decided to stay on at university to do further research . We asked him to stay on as youth leader for another year .Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of stay on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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