Meaning of “do without (sth)” in the English Dictionary

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"do without (sth)" in British English

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do without (sth)

phrasal verb with do uk // /du/ /duː/ us // /du/ /duː/ verb did, done

B2 to manage without having something:

There's no mayonnaise left, so you'll just have to do without.
Thank you, Kate, we can do without language like that (= we don't want to hear your offensive language).

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(Definition of “do without (sth)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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