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English definition of “stay in”

stay in

phrasal verb with stay     /steɪ/ verb
B1 to stay in your home : Let's stay in tonight and watch a DVD .Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of stay in from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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