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"drop out" in British English

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drop out

phrasal verb with drop uk   /drɒp/  us   /drɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
(Definition of drop out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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.
(Definition of drop out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"drop out" in Business English

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drop out

phrasal verb with drop uk   us   /drɒp/ 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 .
(Definition of drop out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drop out”
in Arabic تَوقّف عَن…
in Korean 중퇴하다…
in Portuguese desistir, largar…
in Catalan retirar-se, abandonar (els estudis)…
in Japanese 途中でやめる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 停止, 退出, 中断…
in Turkish bırakmak, terketmek, vazgeçmek…
in Russian бросать (учебу и т. д.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 停止, 退出, 中斷…
in Italian ritirarsi…
in Polish odpadać, rzucać…
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