Meaning of “screen out something/someone” in the English Dictionary

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"screen out something/someone" in American English

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screen out something/someone

phrasal verb with screen us /skrin/ verb [ T ]

to prevent something or someone undesirable from coming in:

Home water filtration systems are supposed to screen out toxins and other contaminants.

(Definition of “screen out something/someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)