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English definition of “wait behind”

wait behind

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with wait   /weɪt/ us  
to stay in a place after all the other people have left: The teacher made us wait behind after class.Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of wait behind from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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