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English definition of “keep sb/sth from sth”

keep sb/sth from sth

phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
to prevent someone or something from doing something: Am I keeping you from your work?keep sb/sth from doing sth The board is doing everything it can to keep the business from failing.
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