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exit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈeksɪt/
the act of stopping working for a company or doing a particular business activity: sb's exit from sth He spoke honestly about the company's exit from television.an exit strategy/route Make sure you have an exit strategy in case the job doesn't work out.
FINANCE a way of stopping investing in something: It acquired its shares at 90p and is known to be looking for an exit.
the act of ending an agreement, for example a contract or a loan: an exit from sth They successfully negotiated an exit from the contract. an exit charge/penalty/fee
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