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English definition of “keep (someone/something) off something”

keep (someone/something) off something

phrasal verb with keep
 
/kip/ verb (past tense and past participle kept)
B1 to not go onto an area, or to stop someone or something from going onto an area: Keep off the grass.
(Definition of keep (someone/something) off something from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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