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"quit" in British English

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quitverb [I or T]

uk   /kwɪt/ us   /kwɪt/ present participle quitting, past tense and past participle quit
B1 to stop doing something or leave a job or a place: Would you quit your job if you inherited lots of money? [+ -ing verb] I'm going to quit smoking. Quit wasting my time! Press Q to quit the program.

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(Definition of quit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quitverb [I/T]

us   /kwɪt/ quitting, past tense and past participle quit
to leave a job or a place, or to stop doing something: [I] Her assistant quit without an explanation. [T] I quit working to be at home with the kids. [T] Quit worrying about him – he’ll be fine!
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quitverb [I or T]

uk   /kwɪt/ us  
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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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