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English definition of “screen sth off”

screen sth off

phrasal verb with screen     /skriːn/ verb [T]
to separate one area from another using a vertical structure : Part of the room is screened off and used as an office .Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
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