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English definition of “turn sth out”

turn sth out

(EMPTY) phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
If you turn out a container or the things in it, you empty it completely: We turned out all the cupboards and drawers and found things we hadn't seen for years.Emptying
(Definition of turn sth out (EMPTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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