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English definition of “quit”


verb [I or T]     /kwɪt/
informal HR, WORKPLACE to leave your job : quit your job (as sth) Unable to drive , Lee was forced to quit his job . Mr. Turner quit his job as a loan officer to take up dairy farming . If she hates her job , why doesn't she quit?
informal to leave a place or stop an activity : He hates Britain and wants to quit for good. I would love to quit magazine work .quit doing sth As many as a third of producers have indicated that they intend to quit milking cows unless returns improve .
IT to close a program on a computer : If a window appears asking you whether to quit any open applications , click Continue .
(Definition of quit verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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