weed sth/sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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weed sth/sb out

phrasal verb with weed uk   us   /wiːd/ verb [I or T]
to get ​rid of ​unwanted things or ​people from a ​group: The first round of ​interviews only really ​serves to ​weed out the very ​weakest of ​applicants.
(Definition of weed sth/sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weed sth/sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 清除, 剔除, 淘汰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 清除, 剔除, 淘汰…
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