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exit

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈeksɪt/
DOOR A2 the door or gate that you use to leave a public building or place: a fire exit an emergency exit Doors and parts of doors
LEAVING the act of leaving a place: Sue made a quick exit when she saw Mick come in.Arrivals and departures
ROAD A2 a road that you use to leave a motorway (= wide, fast road) or roundabout (= place where three or more main roads meet): Take the third exit at the next roundabout.Routes and roads in generalRoad junctions
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