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English definition of “stay”

stay

verb   /steɪ/
A1 to continue to be in a place , job , etc. and not leave : The weather was bad so we stayed home .
A2 to spend a short period of time in a place : We stayed in a hotel .
B1 to continue to be in a particular state : The supermarket stays open late.
(Definition of stay verb from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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