Meaning of “drop out” in the English Dictionary

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"drop out" in British English

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"drop out" in American English

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drop out

phrasal verb with drop us /drɑp/ verb -pp-

to stop going to school before finishing the course of instruction:

He dropped out of school when he was 16.

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"drop out" in Business English

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drop out

phrasal verb with drop uk /drɒp/ us verb -pp-

[ I ] to not do something you were planning to do, or to stop doing something before you have finished:

Some bidders are rumoured to have dropped out because of the cost of putting the company back on its feet.
drop out of sth He dropped out of school a month before graduation .

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